The Economics Department with its options in Economics and Business Economics is the third
largest Department at the College of Wooster as measured by the number
of students who have chosen to major with us. We are proud of our
comprehensive program and encourage you to obtain more information
about the Department and its offerings. This page and those that are
linked to it offer general
information for prospective Wooster students or for
currently-enrolled sophomores who are thinking about which major to
select. Those of you who have already declared a major with us, will
find a lot of helpful information including a FAQ about Independent
Study, links to useful economics and business data sources, and course
requirement worksheets that you can download. A comprehensive site map will
help you find what you want quickly. Let us know if there is
additional information that you would like to see here.
Programs at Wooster
related to Economics
There are a number of programs that are related to the
Economics major, but which are open to all members of the campus
Economics majors are eligible for membership in Omicron
Delta Epsilon, International Honorary Society in Economics. Wooster's
chapter is Alpha-Gamma of Ohio and we induct new members each Spring.
Contact the Chapter Advisor
for more information.
For further information about a course, contact the
instructor of the course by clicking on a link in the faculty list. To
obtain general information about the Department, use the form below. Be
sure to include your e-mail address so that we can respond to you.
Just for Fun...
Stephen M. Goldfeld, in The Journal of Money, Credit and
Banking, November, 1984, p. 611: "An economist is someone who sees
something working in practice and asks whether it would work in
If you don't think that Economists have a sense of humor,
try the Economist joke page.