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Economics is the study of how to allocate scarce resources to meet a stated objective. It’s an analytical discipline — one suited for those who enjoy finding solutions to questions and problems. Does that sound like you? If so, consider studying economics at Murray State University and take the first step toward beginning your career in a field you love.

Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

DEPARTMENT OF Economics and Finance

Degrees offered

Major | Minor

Average class size



Main campus

Clubs and Internships

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved with campus activities at Murray State, so why not get started with the Finance and Economics Society or the Omicron Delta Epsilon honor society in economics? Attend presentations from exciting speakers in the finance field. Find leadership opportunities. Take trips to businesses in Nashville, Louisville and surrounding cities. Work with classmates and faculty on a more personal level. Discover scholarship opportunities. The world of finance is waiting is waiting for you.

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