Dual Major in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and Economics Major

Take your major in economics to the adolescent classroom with this dual degree program. With additional course work, professional teacher preparation and student teaching, you’ll be prepared to embark on a career as a social studies teacher for grades 7-12.

Career Potential

  • High school social studies teacher
  • Economist
  • Consultant
  • Financial analyst
  • Professional schools such as law or social work
  • Business
  • Government and non-profit agencies and organizations

What Will I Learn?

You’ll be able to explore

  • International trade and finance
  • Economic development
  • Money and banking
  • Environmental economics

Plus interesting and timely topics related to

  • Government spending
  • Globalization
  • The importance of politics and our economy

Special Features

  • Student Teaching/Cooperative Education
  • Economics Club
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • 4+1 M.B.A. program with Clarkson University

Get Involved

College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities.

Student Clubs

Honor Societies

Omicron Delta Epsilon, International Honor Society for Economics

Next Steps

Contact Us

Office: Moffett Center, Room 218
Phone: 607-753-4109
Fax: 607-753-5983

Type of Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Credit Hours: 126


We recognize excellence in our students with awards and scholarships.

  • Academic Achievement and Service Award
  • Academic Excellence in Economics
  • Chair’s Award for Academic Excellence
  • Faculty Award for Academic Achievement
  • Fred Hanga Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in Business Economics
  • Gerald M. Surette Scholarship in Political Economy

See all scholarship opportunities

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