Lansing Community College

What is Economics?

Economics is the study of how individuals, businesses, and governments make choices in a world of scarcity. In our program, you'll explore fundamental economic principles like supply and demand, market structures, and international trade. Through interactive projects and simulations, you'll gain practical experience in analyzing real-world economic issues.

Why Study Economics?

  • Economics equips you with the ability to critically analyze complex economic data and trends.
  • Gain insights into how markets function, allowing you to make informed decisions in various business scenarios.
  • Learn how economic policies are designed and implemented, impacting businesses and individuals alike.
  • Economics provides you with the tools to identify economic challenges and craft creative solutions.


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Did You Know?

Students who go on to earn a master's degree can make more than $100,000 per year as economists.

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Economics Program

Arts and Sciences Division

Gannon Building Room 1222
Phone: 517-483-1522


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