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Why Choose a Degree in Economics?

The Department of Economics offers programs in business economics, international business economics and general economics. Whether you're looking to begin a career in business or economics, or if you want to pursue graduate work in economics, business, law, finance or public policy, this program offers not only the academic rigor, but the hands-on experience to prepare you for what's next.  Check us out and if you don't see the answers you need, stop by our office, we'd love to talk to you and explore your options.

CONTACT US:
801-626-6066
rebeccakamanski@weber.edu
Wattis Business | Rm 226

$56K
AVERAGE SALARY OF ECONOMICS
UNDERGRADS IN THE WESTERN US

22:1
STUDENT TO FACULTY RATIO

(0 STUDENT TAUGHT COURSES)

100%
OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS

RECEIVED SCHOLARSHIPS IN 2016

50%
OF OUR ECON. UNDERGRADS ARE ACCEPTED
TO GRAD SCHOOL AFTER GRADUATION

 

 

FASCINATING CAREERS
 

Environmental Economist Career

 

The world of economics is so vast, it's valuable in EVERY industry.  Here are just a few of the sectors you may find yourself in:

  • Environment
  • Consulting
  • Government
  • Non-Profit
  • Legal
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Marketing
  • International Business

 

SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS

Erin, Economics '17

 

Students that study economics come from all walks of life.  Most are drawn to math, analytics and currency systems, but everyone has their niche.  Some have a passion for international exchange, some for the environment, and other's for marketing.  

Meet Erin. Weber State wasn't her first choice and she started her education elsewhere in Logan, but made the change of her life when she got married and moved to Ogden to be with her husband.  It wasn't the change she expected, but it ended up being an experience of a lifetime, one she never would have received elsewhere. (read Erin's full story)

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RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES
 

Get involved in activities like study abroad

 

We have an TONS of resources and activities from scholarships, to stat labs to study abroad to help you achieve your dreams. Check out the resources available:  

  • Study Abroad
  • Awards
  • Scholarships
  • Engage in Research
  • Publications
  • Events
  • Support Labs
  • Clubs
  • Social Media

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PROGRAMS & DEGREES 

 

Department of Economics

Economics:

If you’re interested in examining any social science question using a quantitative, rigorous approach, general economics is for you.

  • Major
    - Quantitative emphasis
    - Legal studies emphasis
    - International emphasis
  • Minor
  • Teaching Minor

Department of Economics

Business Economics:

This degree is regarded by graduate business schools and law schools as excellent preparation for advanced work toward an MBA or a career in corporate law.

  • Major
  • Associate's Degree (Business & Economics)

Department of Economics

International Business Economics:

We offer Utah's first bachelor's degree in business to include a language requirement and study abroad opportunities, in addition to a full business curriculum.

  • Major
  • Associate's Degree

 

 

MEET OUR FACULTY & STAFF

DEPARTMENT CHAIR

BRANDON KOFORD
department chair & associate professor of Economics

I am happy to welcome you to the Department of Economics.  I am proud to be a graduate from the department, class of 2004.  After graduate school at the University of Kentucky and my first job at Valdosta State University, I returned as a faculty member in 2010.  Now, as chair, my goal is to make our department a place where students can join together with faculty to learn economics, engage in research opportunities, be creative, and achieve their career dreams.  We offer many programs that allow students to find the perfect fit.  We have programs in Business Economics, International Economics, Quantitative Economics, General Economics, and Legal Studies. Graduates from the department go on to successful careers as executives, managers, lawyers, actuaries, analysts, and professors. Stop by the department, Wattis 226, to introduce yourselves and talk about your interests and how economics can be part of your future.

Office: WB 238
Phone: 801-626-6013
Email: brandonkoford@weber.edu


FACULTY

AHMAD, NAZNEEN
associate professor

GNAGEY, JENNY
assistant professor

GNAGEY, MATT
assistant professor

GRIJALVA, THERESE
professor

KEINSLEY, ANDREW
assistant professor

 

KOFORD, BRANDON
associate professor & department chair

LA PARRA PEREZ, ALVARO
assistant professor

MUKUM MBAKU, JOHN
professor

NOWELL, CLIFF
professor

RANGARAJU, SANDEEP
assistant professor

 

ROBERTS, GAVIN
assistant professor

 

STEAGALL, JEFF
professor & dean

VAUGHAN, MIKE
professor

YENCHA, CHRISTOPHER
assistant professor

 

 

 


STAFF

KAMANSKI, REBECCA
administrative specialist

PATRAO, ISABEL
international economics program liaison