Undergraduate Program

Following guidance from Georgetown University and the District of Columbia, the Economics Department will be operating with certain restrictions. With the COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students, faculty, and staff in place, Georgetown will ease restrictions related to density, physical distancing, and testing, while continuing to take a layered approach to protecting and monitoring the health and safety of our community.


See the individual class and seminar listings for details and this page for Georgetown University‚Äôs COVID-19 responses.

Who’s New in the 2020 – 2021 Course Schedule

Lawrence Costa

Lawrence Costa is a Ph.D. Candidate in economics at Georgetown. His field is macroeconomics with research interests in formal education and the nature of lifecycle earnings. This fall, he is teaching an undergraduate course on the economics of education.


Benjamin Solow is a new Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Economics. Before returning to Georgetown, he was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Iowa. He completed his PhD at Boston University in 2016 and has research interests in political economy and public economics. He is currently teaching Intermediate Microeconomics and Game Theory this fall.

Main Contacts

  • Mr. Thomas Lewis serves as the Undergraduate Coordinator. Please contact him first with any questions, or for signing forms, related to declaring a Major or a Minor in Economics, Study Abroad, and Transfer Credits. His office hours are Mondays through Fridays from 9:30-11:30 am and 1:30-5:00 pm in ICC 580-a.
  • Professor Marius Schwartz serves as Director of Undergraduate Studies. His office hours in Fall 2021 will be on Tuesdays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00 pm, and by appointment. All office hours in Fall 2021 will be via Zoom: https://georgetown.zoom.us/j/91655623068.
    If you plan to attend a regular office hour or schedule an appointment, please notify him by email at least a day in advance.
  • Follow us on Twitter @GUEconUndergrad for announcements on various topics including jobs, internships, publication opportunities and conferences.

Majoring or Minoring in Economics

Major Requirements

Minor Requirements

Graduating with Honors

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