May 21, 2018  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Economics (B.A., B.S.)

David Carr, Chair
Room 248 Beacom Hall
(605) 677-5567


Associate Professors:

Mike Allgrunn, Econometrics and Labor Economics
David Carr,
International Economics and Economic History

Assistant Professor:

Kathryn Birkeland, Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics


Mandie Weinandt, Economics for Managers, Statistics


Economics, B.A., B.S.



The Economics Program fulfills five objectives: to provide the student with knowledge of the basic analytical techniques used in economics; to describe the important institutional characteristics of modern economic systems; to teach the application of economic theory to contemporary economic policy issues and to decision making in business firms; to stimulate in the student independent, objective, and creative approaches to problems in business administration and related disciplines; and to prepare students of high ability for graduate study in economics.


  • Alan Nichols Scholarship in Economics
  • C.J. Whitlow Economics Scholarship
  • Daniel M.& L’Nora L. Bylander Economics Scholarship
  • Dr. Wayne W. Gutzman Family Scholarship in Statistics
  • Milo McCabe Memorial Scholarship
  • Roger Hainje Memorial
  • Walter K. Gray Statistics Scholarship
  • Willard H. Dickinson Scholarship

 40 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours