Economic major helps students master economic theory and practice, as well as to analyze economic problems and evaluate public policy. The major provides students with a logical structure and careful reasoning skills. The major thus provides students with preparation for a variety of careers ranging across government, academia, and business. Students wishing to teach economics at the high school level should consider a Social Studies Education degree with economics as a concentration.
Indiana State University’s priority date for filing the FAFSA is April 15. Students must earn 30 credit hours each academic year in order to maximize financial aid from the state of Indiana. Details about how to apply for financial aid, eligibility criteria, and awarding rules are available online at https://www.indstate.edu/financial-aid/apply. Students may view their specific financial file by logging into the MyISU Portal at https://www.portal.indstate.edu.