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  B. Burnell

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Adam Smith
Economics at Wooster

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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.

Courses and Curriculum

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 community.


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.

Contact us!

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 principle."

If you don't think that Economists have a sense of humor, try the Economist joke page.

last update 29 July 2009 by Jws