The economics program allows students to develop the skills needed to succeed in a variety of industries or advanced study in a graduate program.


As an economics major, you will learn how to solve problems in business and society. Meredith’s program focuses on the practical applications of economics to everyday situations and dilemmas and offers a high degree of flexibility.

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Our students are thoroughly prepared for graduate study in economics, but they are also well-equipped for meaningful careers right out of college. At Meredith, students can customize their program in a way that maximizes their success. Students can also combine an economics major with another major, in preparation for positions in two different fields.

Broyhill Business Fellows

The Broyhill Business Fellows Program at Meredith prepares students for top internships and job placements through specially designed leadership and professional-development activities that complement any major field of study in the School of Business.

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Broyhill Business Fellows Program

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Internships in Economics

Economics majors have the opportunity to gain hands-on training by completing economics internships with leading businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Read more »