Undergraduate Program in Economics closely cooperates with
the various components of the Economics Department in an
attempt to achieve academic excellence in conformity with
the mission, objectives, and goals of the Department and
the leadership of the Chairman of the Economics Department,
the Director of Undergraduate Studies is responsible for:
organization, development and management of the Undergraduate
Program in Economics.
development and dissemination of curricular information
regarding the requirements for the major field of study,
as well as all information for choices of minors available
in the Department, in other units of the College of Arts
and Sciences, and in other Schools at Howard University.
organization and/or supervision of curricular and extracurricular
activities that may contribute toward the achievements
of an effective undergraduate program of instruction.
Director of the Undergraduate Program in Economics works
harmoniously with other Directors and Committees within
the Department. Their productive cooperation has made it
possible for the Economics Department to avoid gaps and
duplication in its overall program of instruction.
OBJECTIVES OF THE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM IN ECONOMICS
Undergraduate Program in Economics at Howard University
seeks to provide our students with a clear understanding
of the basic principles of economic theory and policy,
and to train them in the utilization of mathematics, statistics
and modern technology as tools of economic analysis. It
is also designed to provide our economics majors with some
basic knowledge in a selected number of specialized fields,
such as labor economics, urban economics, monetary economics
(money and banking), and international economics, and with
the training they need for more advanced work in the economics