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Important Contact Information

For a major declaration form or answers to your enrollment questions, please see your College of Liberal Arts' (CLAS) Advisor.
CLAS Academic Advisor:
Gino Andreano, gmandrea@ku.edu
Office: 431 Snow (walk-in hours, Weds 1-4pm) or call 785-864-3500 for appointment

If you seek advice regarding degree programs, on how to best situate yourself for jobs or graduate school, or other academic-specific questions, contact the Undergraduate Program Director, Prof. Earnhart. 
Undergraduate Program Director
Dietrich Earnhart
Office: 415C Snow Hall, Tues/Thur 11-noon
Phone: (785) 864-2864
 
For general questions or a student's perspective, contact the Undergraduate Program Assistant.
Undergraduate Program Assistant
Thomas Becker
Office: 415C Snow Hall, Mondays 1-5pm, Fridays noon-4pm
 
 

Why You Should Choose Economics

  • The Department
    Our faculty members bring teaching prowess, a wealth of research expertise, and professional experience to KU. They also pride themselves on helping undergraduate students with a variety of matters. Faculty members' research interests and areas of expertise range from fundamental theoretical issues to strongly applied analysis of topical issues. The professional experiences of faculty members includes consultation to the World Bank and research activities coordinated by KU's Institute for Policy and Social Research (IPSR). 
  • Job Opportunities
    Students who pursue economics degress find employment in a wide variety of industries, reflecting the broad appeal of an economics major. Recent KU graduates have found positions with...

             Waddell & Reed (Overland Park)
             Cerner-Kansas City
             PricewaterhouseCoopers-New York
             Westar Energy-Topeka
             FDIC-Washington, DC
             KeyBank-Overland Park
             CNA Insurance-Chicago
             Lexmark Enterprise Software-Lawrence
             Bloomberg-New York
             talentReef Software-Denver
             CVS-Rhode Island
             Bank of America, New York

            The Kansas University Career Center helps economics students find career-related summer and part-time positions as well as full-time employment.

           Job Resources Center.