Economics Overview

Why choose Economics at WSU?

  • As part of the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics, the programs in Economics are accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business--the highest level of accreditation attainable.
  • The economics department has a diverse faculty who is actively engaged in research. Many of our faculty have international experience and bring these experiences to the class room.
  • An active student organization – Student Economics Association (SEA) – provides opportunities for students to network with each other.
  • Alumni regularly return to campus to assist students with their education and careers.

What degrees/certificates are available?

Bachelor of Arts or Science (BA or BS) Business Economics

Bachelor of Arts or Science (BA or BS) General Economics

What courses are offered through online/distance learning?

A variety of classes are offered online and through other methods of delivery. For more information, click here.

What are the employment opportunities?

Starting Salaries

Starting salaries are competitive and change rapidly. For the latest salary statistics, please contact Ms. Pat Wheeler, Coordinator of Recruitment & Career Development for the Goddard School at (801) 626-7914 or For more information, go to Career Center.


What will I learn in the program?

Studying economics will teach you skills that are important to solve and analyze problems on an individual, business and country-level. Economics focuses on incentives and how incentives shape behaviour. As such economics provides you with an understanding of how the world works that will be helpful in many careers and in all stages of your career.

Where can I find out more about the programs in the Goddard School?

Department of Economics
Weber State University

1337 Edvalson St, Dept 3807
Ogden, UT  84408-3807
phone (801) 626-6066

Department Contact: Dr. Doris Geide-Stevenson or (801) 626-7634

Is there an application deadline?

Although there is no application deadline for the undergraduate program, we encourage you to apply early and register for classes.