The Department of Economics offers undergraduate students a rigorous, values-based education and an exciting student experience in the heart of the nation's capital.
The Department of Economics faculty are committed to advancing the science of economics by contributing to its theory and empirical application in a variety of fields. It recognizes that the human person is at the center of the economy, and that economics is at the service of humanity. In line with the mission of The Catholic University of America, it seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research.
We offer three undergraduate degree programs, a five-year bachelors and master program, an economic research fellowship program, and minors for business and non-business majors. Exploring different areas of economics in depth, students graduate with job-ready skills.