Department of Business & Economics.


Department of Economics & Business

The Drew University Economics and Business department seeks to instill in its students a holistic understanding of the economy and the disciplines of economics and business. Our students learn to think critically, analytically, and empirically about the economy, its challenges, and its connections to the rest of society.

Putting Theory Into Practice

Drew offers numerous experiential opportunities for economics and business studies majors to help link classroom learning with the realities of business and financial life.

The Wall Street Program

Students spend two days each week in New York City during this semester-long immersion in the financial markets. Mornings are spent in classes, led by corporate executives, government officials, economists and others, about the structural, historical and theoretical aspects of financial markets. Afternoons include travel to financial organizations throughout the city, ranging from the New York Stock Exchange (where students are linked with floor traders during trading hours) and Morgan Stanley, to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Moody’s Investors Services. Graduates of the program have gone on to land jobs at JP Morgan Chase, the SEC, Goldman Sachs, UBS, and S&P, among many other leading firms and agencies.

Ironically, there are no actual tests. You’re tested on problems that anyone who wants to run or manage a sustainable business will face. ”
William Shanks
on Management