Campbell’s economics program emphasizes the essential role free markets have in coordinating behavior that results in a peaceful and prosperous society.
Studies indicate economic graduates have a competitive edge in the job market because of their ability to think systematically about complex problems, analyze data and derive viable solutions.
How Campbell Leads in Economics
- Campbell University economics has an excellent record of its graduates
attending leading law schools.
- Acquire a solid foundation of the theory, concepts and application of economics.
- Learn how to solve problems analytically by looking at the world from a logical, human-motivation based perspective.
- Pre-law track prepares students for a successful transition to law school.
- Students can earn an MBA alongside their bachelor’s degree through the 4+1 program.
- First Citizens Wealth Management Center: A state-of-the-art learning lab that simulates an investment firm environment, a trading room and trust center.
- HQ Raleigh: An entrepreneurial hub empowering the next generation of business leaders by providing opportunities to network and collaborate.
- BB&T Business Fellows: A cohort based, four-year program designed to provide students with an opportunity to develop leadership, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Annual participation in a national Ethics Case competition.
- Weekly interactive reading groups.
- In-house Career Center connects students with tools and resources to help them land valuable internships and full-time employment after graduation.
- Hosting of annual economic colloquia engaging faculty and students from regional universities
The curriculum focuses on human behavior and how resources are efficiently allocated through voluntary exchange. Students engage economics as a moral philosophy as well as a predictive science.
Students learn the importance of institutions that enable people and firms to specialize in production and then enter into voluntary exchanges in order to improve the human condition.View curriculum
The Economics/ Pre-Law degree is for students considering law school in their future and for those interested in public policy. This degree requires that students take 2 of the 3 following political science courses: (1) POLS 229: The National Government, (2) POLS 230: State and Local Government, and (3) POLS 300: Introduction to Law.
- Risk analyst
- Equity analyst
- Business developer
- Data analyst
- Public policy
Graduates are distinctively qualified for jobs in an array of fields including business, law, public policy, government and consulting.
The Economics minor includes the following courses:
- BADM 200: Philosophy of Business
- ECON 201 – Microeconomics
- ECON 202 – Macroeconomics
- ECON 430: Intermediate Microeconomics
- ECON 440: Intermediate Macroeconomics
- ECON 300 or 400 elective
For the most up-to-date program courses and requirements, view the Academic Catalog.