Economics

Economics focuses on decision making and problem solving. It concerns itself with making intelligent individual and social choices in a world of scarcity. The department believes that a student who spends four years wrestling with economic issues will emerge with sharpened reasoning and communication skills.

Economics graduates work in a diverse array of jobs for a variety of organizations:

Senior Consultant, Hitachi Consulting
Investment Analyst, Threshold Group
Teacher
, Gig Harbor High School
Corps Member
, Teach for America
Director of Acquisitions
, Intellectual Ventures
CFO
, Catholic Healthcare West
Attorney/Partner
, Carey Perkins LLP
Contract Specialist
, Raytheon Company
Writer
, Porcupine Productions
Lutheran Minister
, Trinity Lutheran Church
Public Health Advisor, Regional Public Health
Business Manager
, Microsoft Corporation
Product Manager
, eBay
Economist
, Center for American Progress
Head of Marketing
, Zynga
Physical Therapist
, Apple Physical Therapy
Data Analyst
, Starbucks Corporation

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