The University of Arizona’s Economics Department is a full-service economics department, offering two undergraduate majors and a highly ranked doctoral program, while teaching thousands of students each year in large general education courses. As an academic unit of the Eller College of Management, the department also teaches a large number of core courses in the Eller MBA and undergraduate business programs. The department's faculty is also known world-wide for its research.
As a core academic department in a land-grant research university, the Economics Department’s mission includes teaching, research, and outreach and service to the local community and to the state of Arizona, as well as to the world at large.
The following pages describe the Department's system of assessment: