What is economics?

Economics is the study of the production and consumption of goods and the transfer of wealth to produce and obtain those goods. Economics explains how people interact within markets to get what they want or accomplish goals. It is also know as the science of wealth. 

Is economics the right fit for me?

  • Do you have an interest in government policy?
  • Are you a good critical thinker?
  • Do you have a desire to understand things scientifically?
  • Are you interested in the public sector?

Program Brochure


What are some of the courses I might take?

Principles and Policies

Money and Banking

Macro Economics

Micro Economics

International Trade 

Managerial Economics 

Degree Course Requirements


What kind of path will I take upon graduation?

Upon graduation students will have the foundation they need to do well in any continuing education program. 

Those who continue their education become

  • Lawyers
  • Economic Consultants
  • Government and Non-Profit Workers 
  • Professors
  • Researchers
  • Educators 



Department Chair

Dr. Marleen Swerdlow
Interim Chair of Department of Business
Director of the General Business Program and B.B.A. Online Programs
Professor of Business Law
Phone: (409) 880- 8639
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 204

Department Faculty