Economics & Business



Students majoring in Economics and Business at Westmont find a highly collaborative, friendly environment that provides a healthy blend of quantitative analysis and theory with practical application in the marketplace.  Active engagement both inside and outside the classroom, with interested and attentive professors, is the norm.  Students are gaining the information and expertise that make them better contributors and communicators – information and expertise that prepare them for fascinating and gratifying careers.

Career Choices

Our graduates have distinguished themselves as leaders across a wide range of industries throughout the world, from Fortune 500 companies to Silicon Valley start-ups in the fields of accounting, finance, marketing, social entrepreneurship, business development, management, and law, to name just a few. For some information on the work of some of our alumni, please see these profiles.

 Rick Ifland 
Department Chairman

Economics & Business Dept. photo

From left: Edd Noell, Martin Asher, Rick Ifland, Paul Bradford, Enrico Manlapig, Barbara DeVivo, Ramon Gupta. Not pictured: Coby Harmon, John Tynan.