Department Profile


Welcome to the Department of Economics.  Currently our department includes one Professor and Chair, five tenure/tenure track faculty, one assistant teaching professor, one lecturer and our staff - one administrative assistant.  We pride ourselves in student welfare and are student-centered first and foremost.  We see almost every student who attends Missouri S&T at some point in our classes and that is very important to us.  We work with local economic development and additionally undertake meaningful research in the areas of sports, microfinance, finance and investments, game theory, development, energy economics, natural resource economics, work place behavior, and sustainability.  We are a friendly face on campus, maintain a student-oriented atmosphere, and look forward to having you join us.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Economics at Missouri University of Science and Technology is to provide quality education to our students.Our expectation is that students with degrees from the department will have an excellent education, preparing them for graduate school or career opportunities across the spectrum of business, finance, the study of the law, government, and public policy.In addition, the department includes a program that serves students who have a career objective of secondary teaching. Courses are taught rigorously, and are technologically-orientated in keeping with the missions of the university.The educational experience of our students is distinguished by personal attention and guidance for students; a commitment to quality education with continuous improvement; as well as an emphasis on teamwork, information resources, and the link between economics, business, and technology.  Faculty are expected to emphasize quality teaching and the development of excellence in teaching methods, while maintaining a strong commitment to research and professional service which includes local, regional, and state; private and governmental organizations.

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