Admissions Office
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 723-6046
(800) 249-6412
TTY/TDD: (218) 723-6790

Rick Revoir, Ph.D.,
Department Chair
Tower Hall, Room 3144
(218) 723-6424

Applied Economics

Fast Facts: Applied Economics

  • Economics is a challenging field that provides insight into many of today's complex business problems
  •  The program allows students the flexibility to double-major and tailor curriculum to their personal interests
  • The program prepares students for management positions in diverse career fields

Program Requirements

Major: 40 core credits 
Minor: 20 core credits 


The career outlook is strong for applied economics majors. Recent graduates of the program have embarked upon careers ranging from stockbrokers to business analysts. Others have gone on to pursue graduate degrees.

Boost your brain power and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Latin, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

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  • "I have always been interested in economics, especially microeconomics, game theory and personal decision-making. They all fascinate me. Two economics professors here at St. Scholastica helped me a lot, which I really appreciate."

    – Cullen Combs, ‘14