University of Virginia
- USA, Charlottesville
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The Department of Economics at the UVa is proud of its tradition of excellent teaching and frontier research. As an undergraduate, you will have the opportunity to take classes from leading researchers and policy professionals in an intellectually vibrant academic environment.All economics majors at UVa complete a foundational sequence of courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. With this common “toolkit,” students choose from a broad selection of electives including courses on international trade, financial markets, development economics, industrial organization, the economics of education, health economics, antitrust policy, environment economics, law and economics, and many other options. Not only do economics majors build a strong theoretical and empirical toolkit, but success in the major also requires students to develop good communication skills.Economics majors also have the opportunity to pursue focused study in particular areas with concentrations in Financial Economics, Public Policy, Industrial Organization, and International Economics.