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ECONOMICS

At Berry, our faculty members view economics as being everywhere and about everything because economics is a powerful lens for understanding human decision making.  Economics has been applied to issues as diverse as crime, global warming, and the wealth and poverty of nations.  With course offerings such as sports economics, health economics, and environmental economics in addition to core areas of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and economic development, our curriculum reflects the breadth of economics applicability.

Berry’s economics faculty members are committed teachers and scholars, bridging the liberal arts and business curricula. Courses in economics develop critical thinking, communication, and data analysis skills, thereby providing excellent preparation for jobs or postgraduate study.  Berry economics graduates have gone on to successful careers in public policy, law, financial advising, banking, insurance, and many other fields.  Whatever students’ career ambitions, economics is an interesting and rewarding field of study.  Economics at Berry—Home of the Head,  the Heart, and the Invisible Hand!