Economics

*The Department of Economics will be closed starting at 5pm on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 and will reopen at 8am on Monday, November 30, 2020 for Thanksgiving Break.*

Due to recent updates from California State University, Long Beach regarding Covid-19 our office is closed until further notice. If you need immediate assistance please email us at econ@csulb.edu. Click here for more information on Covid-19. 

Why Major in Economics?

Economics prepares students for careers in business, government, law, and education. CSULB economics majors graduate with a valued skillset, are better prepared for graduate school, have flexibility in career opportunities, and more likely to receive higher salaries than business and accounting degrees. Discover more!

Get Involved!

Join one of our academic clubs! The Department of Economics has three student organizations. Get involved and create positive experiences and relationships to get the most of your time at “The Beach.” While you are you will also have the chance to:

  • Attend fun and interesting events with your peers, such as the Economics Seminar Series
  • Network with faculty and off-campus speakers, and
  • Run for a leadership position and learn valuable communication and team leadership skills.