Online Bulletin

The University Registrar and the Brandeis University Online Bulletin websites offer the official requirements and course descriptions for every academic department in the university.

Refer to the Bulletin's economics section for the most up-to-date information on requirements for the major, minor and for course descriptions.

Visit the Course Schedule for the economics department's latest course offerings.

Fact Sheet

Download a fact sheet about the economics major.



Economics is currently the most popular major at Brandeis.

The major in economics provides background for many positions in business and government. Some graduates pursue advanced degrees in economics, and others enroll in professional schools of business, law, public policy, and other fields. Programs of study can be designed to match the interests of the student.

For complete information, including how to become a major or minor and course offerings, see the economics section of the Brandeis University Online Bulletin.