Major in Economics
Maggie Worku '07 double major, business and economics, has found rewarding work as a Transamerica executive, while traveling widely and beginning her own entrepreneurial import business.
Fifty-one students participated in a field trip to Washington, DC to explore internship opportunities and meet with business leaders.
Eastern Mennonite University senior Austin Hart works with his internship supervisor, Brendon Miller, director of development and communications at Washington Area Community Investment Fund. Hart's internship was part of the Washington Community Scholars Center program.
Ashley Heavener '10 is an auditor at Kearney & Company, an accounting firm in Alexandria, Virginia, that serves the federal government.
If you are interested in or curious about wealth and poverty, financial events in the media, government programs and policies and the structure of society economics is a good major for you. At EMU our economics major examines many of society’s most fundamental and controversial issues. As an integral part of a liberal arts education, economics explains how people and societies behave.
Our economics graduates go on to make an impact in law, business, politics, international relief and a variety of other world changing careers.