Academics

Academics

Economics is the study of how people and societies make choices to accomplish individual and social purposes. In this major, students learn about individual, national and global economic behavior, and then apply theoretical insights and methods of analysis to contemporary challenges involving crime, social justice, and the investigation of fraud and corruption. Faculty Advisor: Geert Dhondt, gdhondt@jjay.cuny.edu, 646-557.-845

Economics courses provide students with an opportunity to develop critical and analytical skills that will improve their performance in other courses and professional pursuits. These include understanding graphs and charts, employing statistical analysis, using cost-benefit analysis, evaluating different theoretical perspectives and developing professional presentation and writing skills. (RequirementsAdmissions)
Faculty Advisor: Geert Dhondt, gdhondt@jjay.cuny.edu, 646-557.-845