Economics Department

Why Study Economics at Fisher?

Studying Economics at St. John Fisher College combines the best of liberal arts training with opportunities to gain skills and experience to prepare you for success in the job market or graduate study.

Course components, such as individual and group projects, class discussions, and presentations encourage you to develop and enhance your ability to think critically and write effectively.

Personalized Attention

As an Economics major, you will have the opportunity to interact with your instructors and apply classroom experiences by working on projects with them.

A recent faculty-student collaboration involved the investigation of the cost structures and pricing practices of local health care providers while another project led to an economics major co-presenting a paper at a professional conference.

Success After Graduation

The Economics program of study will help prepare you for a variety of careers after graduation including financial management, actuarial science, regulation, law, banking or education or for graduate programs in economics, public policy, law, or business.

Program Requirements

The Undergraduate Catalog contains the most current Economics Program Requirements, including course descriptions.

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Latest Economics News


Maggs to be Published in “American Economist”

Maggs to be Published in “American Economist”


Dr. Gary Maggs, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, has had a paper accepted for publication in the American Economist for this fall. He co-wrote the paper with Dr. Ben Kyer, Professor of Economics at Francis Marion University. Read More


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