The Economics and Business Department introduces its students to the principles
of economics and business within the context of the liberal arts tradition. From
introductory courses in economic principles to specialized courses in finance and
business policy, students are taught to analyze, to synthesize, and to look at alternative
As a result, graduates are prepared to deal effectively with varied economic and
business issues. They are also prepared to view society through the prism of several
areas of study, including literature, philosophy, history, mathematics, and the
In short, the department prepares its graduates to be literate, competent, and sensitive
individuals who are capable of making significant contributions to society as a
whole, as well as to a specific employer. With respect to employment, graduates
should be able to move rapidly upward in their careers as a result of their rigorous
and broadly based education at Randolph-Macon.
For information about the programs and faculty in the department, please use the
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