Major in Economics
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.
Business acumen, marketing, negotiation and HR smarts have come in handy dealing with releases, free agency and contracts during 17 seasons of professional baseball for Milwaukee Brewers catcher Erik Kratz '02, now with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Eastern Mennonite University alumnus Isaac Wyse has led revenue operations at YpItData since 2016. The company analyzes and aggregates data about publicly traded companies such as Expedia, Groupon, Netflix and eBay, among others.
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.