Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives for the Economics Major at Williams College:

  1. To gain an understanding of core economic principles and how they apply to a wide range of real-world issues.
  2. To master the theoretical and applied tools necessary to critique and create economic research.
  3. To learn how to articulate pragmatic, principles-based policies to enhance economic well-being and promote social justice.
  4. To become familiar with salient developments in the world economy, in both present-day and historical contexts.