If you have ever been told that you are overly inquisitive, the New Jersey City University Economics Department might be the place for you. We welcome the deeply curious and the highly analytical, and we grow those attributes through rigorous intellectual inquiry.

Economic Department faculty members are committed to the highest level of teaching excellence, which includes a genuine passion for the discipline of economics and an investment in fostering student success.

Through a breadth of coursework that combines a theoretical foundation with real-world application, students learn to understand the economic phenomena that drive our world. From the history of economic policies to the role of technology in economic growth, from the United States’ economy to globalization, we offer a range of topics that prepare students to apply critical thinking to everyday problems and the larger issues facing our society.

Feed your curiosity and contact us today to learn more.

The pursuit of economics is an excellent foundation for graduate work in a variety of disciplines, as well as for many careers. Economics majors go on to work in business, law, public service, finance, the nonprofit sector and much more. The possibilities are as diverse as the strengths and interests of our students.


Click the button below for suggested courses to follow and complete, term-by-term, to make it easier to understand how to graduate in four years within your major. Degree Maps are used to assist you and your advisor with planning your academic path to graduation. Use this guide to discuss your academic plan and course selections with your advisor.

It is important to note that each student's specific program of study could, and likely will, look different. At NJCU, our goal is to customize the Degree Map to fit your situation. Consult with your advisor for the path that is best for you.



See our faculty profiles


Dr. Rubina Vohra
Karnoutsos Hall, Room 626
Phone: (201) 200-3074


    Dr. Richard Anderson, Assistant Professor
    Office: K624
    Phone: (201) 200-2285

    Dr. Andrew Bossie, Assistant Professor
    Office: 205T - School of Business
    Phone: (201) 200-2234

    Dr. Pablo Garofalo, Assistant Professor
    Office: 205H - School of Business
    Phone: (201) 200-2163

    Dr. Jorge Medina, Assistant Professor 
    Office: 205H - School of Business
    Phone: (201) 200-2163

    Dr. Ivan Steinberg, Associate Professor
    Office: 205Q - School of Business
    Phone: (201) 200-3462