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Economics is a business field, but also a social science. Students of Economics study human behavior to explain and predict how people and organizations interact and why they do what they do. Economics is also about finding a solution to real world problems such as feeding the hungry, ending deforestation in Brazil, and determining whether minimum wages really help the poor. Courses in Economics also examine social issues like poverty, pollution, and inequality. The Economics Program offers a flexibility to choose between the following: