Welcome to the Economics Department

Majors in Economics and Business

Undergraduate students at Queens College can major or minor in Economics or major in Quantitative Economics. Students can also apply to our BBA program which allows them to major in one of four areas: Corporate Finance, FinTech, International Business, or Actuarial Studies.


The BA in Economics trains students to understand market dynamics and government regulations to develop successful business and policy strategies.

Quantitative Economics

The BS in Quantitative Economics provides training in state-of-the-art quantitative methods to conduct rigorous analysis in all areas of economics and business. CUNY and the New York State approve this program to satisfy STEM requirements. It is aimed at students seeking to acquire quantitative skills to apply in economic and business analysis.


The BBA Major in Finance provides the skills needed to succeed in today’s modern and highly competitive financial world. With two concentrations, Corporate Finance and FinTech, it is aimed at students seeking financial decision-making tools to stay abreast of market developments.

International Business

The BBA Major in International Business guides students to develop a 360-degree perspective to be successful in global business. With its global approach, it is aimed at students seeking tools of financial decision-making to stay abreast of the market developments.

Actuarial Studies

The BBA Major in Actuarial Studies prepares students for a career path in the insurance industry, as well as preparing them for a series of actuarial examinations. Using an analytical approach, it is aimed at students seeking broad knowledge to evaluate risks and take preventative measures.

What’s New?


Read all the latest Students, Faculty and Alumni News, as well as Events from the Department of Economics in this academic year’s Newsletter.

Queen College Fed Challenge

Congratulations to Queens College Fed Challenge team for being a Region Finalist of the NY Region. Top 18 out of 107 teams.

Fed Challenge Team

Sujal Kumar
Andreia Duarte
Abhinandan Gaba
Pável Tchigirinski.
Aviel Seltzer
John Eliscu
Dorian Abreu -Faculty Advisor

Contact the Economics Department

Department of Economics
Queens College, CUNY
Powdermaker Hall, Room 300
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, New York 11367
Phone: (718) 997-5440
E-mail: econdept@qc.cuny.edu

For questions related to advisement, see the advisement page.

For information on class schedules contact econdept@qc.cuny.edu

For information on internships and job opportunities visit the Center for Career Engagement and Interships, or contact Eleanor Mavashev, Associate Director of Business Careers.