Department of Economics
The Department of Economics is staffed by professors whose primary professional commitment is to undergraduate education and research in their area of expertise. Every member participates in the full range of teaching assignments. The program offers a wide variety of courses ranging from the traditional core of intermediate micro and macroeconomic theory to problem-oriented courses, such as the economics of health, crime, sports, and government regulation. The background of the faculty, like its program offerings, represents a broad spectrum of intellectual tastes and professional specialties.