The Peter J. Tobin College of BusinessQueens Campus
The undergraduate degree program in Economics is designed to broaden the student’s understanding of basic economic theories and their applications to domestic and global economic issues. The program is offered to students in the Peter J. Tobin College of Business as well as those enrolled in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The program serves students interested in a business career and seeking preparation for entry-level positions in industry, as a prelude to graduate study in business, law, education, and other professions, and as the basis for advanced graduate study usually required for positions as a professional economist in business and government.
For more information about admission to this and other acclaimed undergraduate programs at St. John’s University, please visit Undergraduate Admission online. Or contact us directly at the campus of your choice:
Admission Office - Queens Campus
Fast-Track programs are cost-efficient and time-saving ways to provide students the opportunity to advance to a master’s degree from their B.S. in Economics. Students who select a fast-track into an advanced degree must complete an online application and must meet the admission standards for that graduate program. Students should seek early program guidance from their adviser in anticipation of applying to a Fast-Track Program. Available Fast Track programs for Economics major are:
The program will prepare graduates who:
Demonstrate the ability to apply the competencies of the discipline.
Demonstrate recognition and understanding of broad business competencies.
Apply business knowledge, skills, and values effectively in a variety of settings.
Demonstrate an understanding of professional responsibility, ethical obligations and social awareness.
Appreciate the Vincentian value of service.
Students can serve those in need while learning about the world of micro-financing by participating in GLOBE. This student-managed academic program works with the University's strategic partners to provide loans for aspiring entrepreneurs who would otherwise be unable to secure loans.
Exciting study abroad programs give students in The Peter J. Tobin College of Business the chance to experience the rich history, culture and perspectives of others around the world while gaining a competitive edge before embarking on careers in today’s global society.
Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to employers and other professional and educational resources throughout the New York area. Students also make New York their classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Along with outstanding courses and renowned professors, accounting students in The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John's benefit from world-class academic and technological resources.
The Business Analytics Lab boasts state-of-the-art learning tools including 40 computer workstations. Every computer is equipped with the latest FactSet financial software and 18 computers are also Bloomberg terminals. These state-of-the-art software tools and databases provide access to news, financial markets information, financial statement data, and worldwide economics indicators to enrich every student’s understanding of the business world.
Drawing on St. John's extensive contacts in New York City's business sector, the Executive-in-Residence Program (EIRP) is a unique feature of The Peter J. Tobin College of Business. Guided by leading executives who serve as teachers and mentors, students engage in real-world consulting for actual businesses and non-profit organizations.
The Undergraduate Student-Managed Investment Fund is a highly selective program that gives students hands-on experience with managing a substantial portfolio.
This elite program offers opportunities for high-achieving undergraduate business students to share their academic journey with fellow scholars in the program. It features enriched curricular activities designed to stimulate intellectual, professional, and personal growth by combining opportunities for career development, global study, research projects with faculty, and academic service-learning.
Students are selected for the program by Tobin faculty. Only the highest performing entering freshman are considered for selection for this prestigious program.
The Dean’s Honors Program participation requirements include:
The benefits of the program are many, notably: