Economics

Investigate the conditions and laws affecting wealth in an organized society.

What is Economics?

At Park University, our Economics program can provide you with an in-depth education in this applied social science, which investigates the conditions and laws affecting the production, distribution and consumption of wealth in an organized society. Whether you are looking to expand your academic horizons or launch your career in the field of economics, your first step to a successful future begins with us.

Locations & Learning Options

Students who minor in economics will also be required to attend classes in Parkville. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework.

Parkville

Minor – 18 Hours

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Kirby R. Brown


Dean, College of Management
kirby.brown@park.edu

Adrian James

Dr. Adrian James

Associate Dean. Robert W. Plaster School of Business
Associate Professor of Management
adrian.james@park.edu

Mohamed Abualhaija

Chair
Associate Professor of Accounting
mohamed.abualhaija@park.edu

Professor of Economics

Dr. Stephen Bell


Professor of Economics
stephen.bell@park.edu

Dr. Peter Soule


Professor of Economics
Pete.Soule@Park.edu

Robert Kao

Dr. Robert Kao


Associate Professor of Finance
rkao@park.edu

Gain specialized knowledge to pursue a career in economics.

Economics is the social science that investigates the conditions and laws affecting the production, distribution and consumption of wealth in an organized society. Our Economics program can prepare you for a career in business, government and other institutions serving in various staff and management positions. If you are wishing to enhance your academic background, pursue graduate studies or advance your career, this program is for you.

economics Career opportunities

  • Financial Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Business Reporter
  • Economic Consultant
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Economics Program Highlights

When you join us in the Economics program, you will have the opportunity to pursue a broad range of advanced career and academic prospects. Many undergraduate students combine a Minor in Economics with another related major such as political science, information and computer sciences, business or communications.

Others may plan to continue into graduate work in economics or other areas, which qualifies them to serve in Kansas City or beyond as economists or other specialists in government, business or higher education.

Related programs

Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.