A CUW Economics degree explores the economic problems faced by individuals, business and nations and prepares you to position yourself and your organization to survive and thrive in any environment.

Why Study Economics at CUW?

  • Faculty with extensive real-world experience
  • Small class sizes and personal attention
  • Hands-on learning through internship opportunities
  • A liberal arts foundation with a Christian perspective
  • It’s a great foundation for an MBA

Program Overview

Concordia’s Economics major requires only 21 credits and a minor requires only 18. An Economics degree pairs well with Finance, Accounting, and many other School of Business Administration programs.

What You’ll Learn in the Economics Program

In our program you’ll study:

  • Factors that drive human behavior in the marketplace 
  • Principles and theories of macro and micro-economics
  • Consumer demand for goods and services
  • How economic policy impacts national welfare
  • Inflation, unemployment, and economic growth
    • Interactions between business strategy and economic conditions
    • How economic crises present opportunities
    • International financial management

Career Choices in Economics

  • Wealth management
  • Banking
  • Education
  • Consulting
  • Investment banking
  • Market research

Complementary Majors/Minors

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics

Graduate Studies

An undergraduate degree in Economics provides a great platform for graduate studies in CUW's MBA program, which offers 13 individual concentrations.


The Economics program implements a three-part curriculum including a liberal arts core, a business common body-of-knowledge, and a specialization in Economics.

High School Prep Courses

  • Social studies
  • American history
  • World history
  • Civics
  • Economics


For additional information on our economics program, please contact our admissions office.

Professor Tom Scholz