Department of Economics

Department of Economics

Coronavirus Update by the Department of Economics

Students seeking assistance using Bolt/MyHusky/Zoom or other concerns can communicate by sending an email to
Links to the software may be found on the Current Students webpage

With our BU community’s health and safety in mind, we will be delivering all classes online during the Fall 2020 semester.

Please continue to practice social distancing and wash your hands frequently. These remain the recommended methods of preventing transmission of COVID-19.

Please stay current by checking our website and your university e-mail, where we are providing daily updates.

We ask that students prepare for online course instruction. Should a student have difficulty connecting with online courses we ask that you immediately notify your Professor through email or telephone. Should you have difficulty managing Bolt or Zoom software you may also contact the department secretary @ . Each situation will be addressed.

Our 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

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

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Where will your climb take you?

Bloomsburg University's Department of Economics offers a systematic study of the economic issues and prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities in for profit and non-profit organizations, as well as government.

The core of the curriculum enables the students:

  • to master principles of economics,
  • to develop analytical skills, and
  • to interpret economic phenomena.

Major in Economics (B.A. Degree)

Minor in Economics

The minor in economics is designed to prepare students with analytical and problem-solving skills that supplement student's major field of study.

Economics Resources

Economics Lecture Series

Each year the Economics Department hosts a prominent speaker in the field to give a lecture that is open to Bloomsburg University students, faculty, staff and also those outside the BU community. Past speakers have included some of the biggest names in the field, including Nobel Laureates, to include Paul Krugman, Gregory Mankiw, and George Borjas, to name a few.
Past recordings