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Studying Economics and Legal Studies at Weber State

Weber State’s economics and legal studies program provides you with analytical skills and knowledge of law and legal institutions in the context of the U.S. and global economy, which is useful during law school and in subsequent practice.

Economics and Legal Studies Highlights

In Weber State’s economics and legal studies major you'll learn how to understand, model and predict the world. This will include 100% faculty instruction in small, personalized classes like Law and Society, Intermediate Microeconomic Theory and Principles of Microeconomics. 

Weber’s John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This distinction is held by fewer than 6% of all business schools.


Beyond the Classroom

As a economics and legal studies major, you can gain hands-on experience in conducting comprehensive research with direct faculty interaction and publishing and presenting your work at conferences like the Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research and National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

Economics and legal studies majors gain skills in:

  • Tabulating and manipulating data
  • Data analysis
  • Research and analysis
  • Finding and testing relationships
  • Applying statistical methods and testing hypothesis
  • Communication skills
  • Understanding and interpreting relationships between economic indicators

What You Can Do After Weber

Recent economics and legal studies graduates can step into a successful career in multiple fields including working for the government, as a consultant,  or even work in urban and regional planning. The options are nearly endless and our advisors can help you decide which career path fits your dreams best in economics and legal studies.


Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for general economic graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more... 

Faculty Perspective


Cause and effect is an integral part of our legal system, and an economics background provides you with that foundational expertise.

Andrew Keinsley