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Welcome to the Department of Economics at JMU!

Zane Showker Hall

Zane Showker Hall

Home to the College of Business, which includes the Department of Economics

New JMU graduates exiting the stage after receiving degrees

Economics Major Programs

Leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in Economics

Stephen Clapp and Econ Internship students

Senior Economics Major Stephen Clapp

Clapp had an internship at CarLotz during the summer of 2015.

Welcome to the Department of Economics

A Description of the Major

Economics at James Madison University is a strong and successful department with a talented and diverse faculty. JMU economics graduates have distinguished themselves in a variety of careers. In addition to its major programs, the economics department supports the College of Business and programs across campus with top-quality instruction.

If you have questions, please contact the department head, Dr. Ehsan Ahmed, at (540) 568-3215 or

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