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A degree in economics from Wichita State combines its quality curriculum with the unmatched opportunities for applied learning and internships found in Kansas' largest city—helping you build a professional resume and make the connections that lead to your dream career.

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About Economics

Want to know how to answer questions like:

  • Are guns more dangerous than swimming pools?
  • Why do drug dealers live with their moms?
  • Is it more dangerous to drive drunk or walk drunk?

Economists study questions like these to learn what can be done to improve the economy. The Department of Economics at Wichita State University gives you insight into how the world around you actually works. Studying economics is an excellent preparation for careers in business, law, public service and many other fields.