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Prospective & Transfer Undergraduate Students

Thank you for your interest in studying Economics at Northwestern University. Please visit the Admissions Office for questions about the application process and general questions about the university.

Please view our Why Study Economics? page to learn more about the field.

If you are a transfer student, please view the Transfer Credit section of our website and consult the Weinberg Transfer Students page. 

If you are a prospective student interested in sitting in on an Economics class this Fall quarter, please visit this site in September.  Please take special note of the dates where it would be appropriate for you to sit in on the class. Additionally, please note the Academic Calendar. We do not allow prospective students to visit classes during reading period and final exams. 

If the dates do not work for your schedule, you may email Christy Anderson, Assistant Director of Administration and Undergraduate Student Services and she can help you set up a meeting with the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Mark Witte.

Please visit Northwestern's online CAMPUS MAP for directions to the class locations.

Prospective Student Fall Class Visit Options
Course Title Instructor Date and Time Location Dates
ECON 201 Introduction to Macroeconomics Witte TTh  3:30-4:50pm Tech Aud 588 TBD
ECON 201 Introduction to Macroeconomics Gordon MW  3:30-4:50pm Harris Hall 107 TBD
ECON 202 Introduction to Microeconomics Hernandez TTh  9:30-10:50 Tech Lec Room 2 (292) TBD
ECON 310-1 Microeconomics Hornsten MWF  1-1:50pm Tech Lec Room 2 (292)

Students may visit on the following dates: 9/30, 10/2, 10/4, 10/7, 10/9, 10/11

ECON 311 Macroeconomics Primiceri TTh  2:00-3:20pm Tech Lec Room 3 (277) Students may NOT visit on 10/17, 10/22, 10/24, 11/12, 11/14, 11/19, 11/21


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