Economics Student Learning Outcomes

Rockhurst University strives to develop ethical leaders who make a positive difference in the world. With world-class faculty bringing extensive experience to the classroom, students are equipped to evaluate the challenges of the economy, and propose ethical solutions. Graduates of the program have been accepted into advanced degree programs at the University of Notre Dame, London School of Economics and others across the globe.

With a degree in economics from Rockhurst, you’ll be able to:

  • Critically evaluate and analyze economic issues domestically and globally
  • Define, describe and apply intermediate level economic theory
  • Examine economic policies from an ethical lens
  • Evaluate comparative elements among global economic systems
  • Identify relevant quantitative and qualitative data to develop economic forecasts
  • Produce communications in a variety of contexts using appropriate technologies
  • Think creatively about the economic landscape
  • Get right to work in the field or continue your economic study at the graduate level