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Economics & Business

Welcome to the Economics and Business Department at Gordon College! We offer four majors—Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, and Finance. In co-operation with the Political Science Department, we also offer an inter-disciplinary major in International Affairs. With more than 200 students majoring in these fields and seven full-time faculty members serving them, we are one of Gordon’s largest departments.


Department Distinctives:

Strong teaching, committed to linking faith and the business world:

  • Average class size is just 22—there’s lots of good interaction between students and faculty
  • Comprehensive coursework emphasizing economic principles, quantitative methods, and sophisticated applications

A great track record!

  • Our grads are top performers in professional certification exams (CPA, CFA, CFP, etc)
  • Outstanding record of graduate school acceptances
  • Success at finding first jobs in business

Global emphasis

  • International Business concentration
  • Study-abroad programs ideal for ECB students (see below), many with internships
  • International Affairs major, jointly-offered with Political Science, for studying global politics and economics
  • Emphasis on global thinking, vital for business today
  • Faculty with international experience

Liberal arts orientation

  • Sharpens your speaking, writing and analytical skills
  • Prepares you not only for your first job, but also for the job you’ll have 15 years from now
  • Equips you to think about your career in terms of Christian stewardship, leadership, and vocation.


For more information, contact:

Kent Seibert
Department chair

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