AUM is the only institution in the Montgomery/River Region that offers a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Applied Economics. The Economics department offers various scholarship opportunities to help students pay for school. Our study abroad program includes travel to New York City to visit Wall Street and the stock exchanges, Germany to visit the Borse Frankfurt Stock Exchange, France to visit the France Stock Market, and London to explore the London Stock Exchange.
The Department of Economics includes seven professors with their doctorates, and one distinguished lecturer. The faculty has been involved in high-level scholarly lectures and has published in top journals, including the American Economic Review and the Southern Economic Journal. The faculty are also very involved in public policy issues and consulting.
Three undergraduate degree options are available: Economics, International Economics and Commerce, and Political Economy. Our Applied Economics master’s degree program includes concentrations in Applied Economics, Healthcare Economics, and Economics of Government and Law.
Economics analyzes how individuals, businesses and governments choose to use resources. Such resources include availability, land, buildings, equipment and the knowledge of how to combine them to create useful products and services. This degree combines a strong combination of theory and the practical, hands-on learning you need to hit the ground running in your career.
Economics – Plan of Study
Economics – Four Year Plan
International Economics and Commerce
The International Economics and Commerce degree prepares students to work in multinational corporations, and also allows for concentration on forecasting sales, understanding the importance of exchange rates, arbitrage and speculation, and trade policies. Partnership with the Study Abroad Program allows students to also study the European Union economy in London, Paris and Frankfurt.
International Economics and Commerce – Plan of Study
International Economics Commerce Four Year Plan
Political Economy studies the relationship between politics and economics in modern societies, focusing on problems of both domestic and international policy. The curriculum is both multi and interdisciplinary and is based on the assumption that political-economic relationships are affected by society, culture, geography and demographics.
Political Economy – Plan of Study
Political Economics – Four Year Plan
Economics of Government and Law
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal arts education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.
Clement Hall 320G
320 Clement Hall
Distinguished Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor
Clement Hall 320B
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Professor
Clement Hall 320C
Lan, Yuexing (Simon)
Clement Hall 320D
Professor and Graduate Advisor
Clement Hall 320F
Visiting Assistant Professor
Clement Hall 319C
Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor
Clement Hall 320E
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