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Our undergraduate curriculum offers a great deal of flexibility.  Our majors benefit from a wide range of seminars emphasizing writing and student research. The department's Bachelor of Science track enables students with appropriate backgrounds to take courses that fully exploit their quantitative training.

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Prospective Students

Forge your path to success with the University of Pittsburgh's world-class Economics faculty, learning opportunities, and professional development.

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Degrees, Minors, Certificates, and Honors

A degree in economics is increasingly useful in today’s global job market.  Explore the many options available to maximize your career preparedness.

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​​​Our advisors will help you develop an academic plan and support your goals, so you can graduate on schedule and prepare for post-baccalaureate endeavors.

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The Economics Department supports student research on regional economic development with a range of grants and awards.

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Economics BA / BS / Minor Requirements

View the academic requirements for each available Economics undergraduate program.