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Grand Valley State University    
2011-2012 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
  Sep 23, 2018
2011-2012 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Economics - Program Description

For additional information about opportunities your college offers, please refer to the Seidman College of Business  section in this catalog.

Chair: Isely. Professors: Reifel, Singh; Associate Professors: Dalmia, Giedeman, Isely, Lowen, Sicilian, Simons; Assistant Professors: Orgura, Smith Kelly, Sturgill, Sun; Affiliate Faculty: Brown.


The economics program, part of the Seidman College of Business, is designed to give students an understanding of the structure and operations of the United States and international economies and an opportunity to develop a specialty within economics or in a cognate field, such as accounting, mathematics, or political science.

Career Opportunities 

Competence in economic analysis is good preparation for work in private enterprise, nonprofit firms, and government. It is recognized as an excellent preparation for M.B.A. and law programs.

 The following programs are available:

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Economics 

Economics Minor 

Teacher Certification in Economics