Department of Economics

Bloomsburg University's Department of Economics offers students three tracks — Economics, Business Economics, and Political Economics — to master principles of economics, develop analytical skills and interpret economic phenomena.

The diverse curriculum is taught by faculty members holding doctorate degrees from various prestigious institutions who are active in diverse research areas and committed to providing attention to individual student's needs and preparing them for careers in banking, government agencies and finance, as well as for further study and research in graduate schools.

A program with meaning

The Economics Department in the College of Liberal Arts adheres to the mission of Bloomsburg University — a co-educational institution, serving students of diverse backgrounds from Pennsylvania, its surrounding states, and foreign countries.

Specifically, the economics department has the following missions:

  • Educate economics majors
  • Educate economics minors
  • Service to other departments within the College of Liberal Arts and to other colleges within the university
  • Broaden the international orientation of the economics programs within the department
  • Service to the community


Lecture Series

Dr. Benjamin M. Friedman
The Economic Threat to American Politics and Society: Slow Growth, Inequality, and Automation
Thursday, October 31, 2019, 2 p.m., Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Performing Arts
Full Details

There will be a live broadcast of this lecture and it will be available for on-demand viewing at its conclusion.

Economics Student

Department Chairperson
  Arian K. Moghadam | 570-389-4737

Department Secretary

Jodie Budihas-Roginsky | 570-389-5157

228 Sutliff Hall
Office: 570-389-4335
Fax: 570-389-4338