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Are you ready to take your understanding of how the world works to the next level? Economics cannot explain the entirety of human behavior — but it sure explains a lot. The global economics minor at Goshen College is designed to give you a firm grasp of the insights, theories and tools used by economists, regardless of your major.
The study of global economics isn’t just about business. Truly grasping how the global economy works starts with an understanding of geography, culture and the natural world. At GC, our courses explore international and environmental issues alongside basic models of supply and demand. And our May term courses in China, Ecuador and Spain can give you a first-hand look at how goods are produced and trades are made in a variety of cultural contexts.
With the help of your professors and classmates, you’ll learn the key concepts, methods and tools used in economics while gaining a global perspective that future employers will value. Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in international trade, business, economic development, or public policy, the global economics minor will give you the knowledge and skills to succeed in the private, nonprofit or public sectors.
Jacob Yoder graduated from Goshen College with a history major and a global economics and international studies minor in 2014. Along with being a top student, he played on the GC men's soccer team for all four years.
Erick McCollum graduated from GC in 2010 with a business degree. Since graduation, he has played basketball professionally for some of the top basketball teams in Greece and Israel, and is currently playing in Turkey.
Solongo Gonchigsuren is a 2016 accounting graduate with a TESOL minor from Mongolia. With the help of her professors and the educational setting at GC, Solongo is not only excelling, but also dreaming big.