Consumer Economics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of micro- and macro-economic theory to consumer behavior and individual and family consumption of goods and services. Includes instruction in modeling, economic forecasting, indexing, price theory, and analysis of individual commodities and services and/or groups of related commodities and services. Is Consumer Economics the right major for you?
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Consumer Economics Major

What Courses Do Consumer Economics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Consumer Economics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Commodities Analysis
  • Indexing
  • Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics
  • Microeconomics
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