1. To scientifically prepare personnel in the field of Economics and qualify them for the job market and for graduate studies in Economics.
2. To develop the capacity of the students to understand the fundamental economic concepts and apply these concepts in decision-making at the personal level and in business and public policy.
3. To develop the skills of students, especially with respect to extraction, interpretation and analysis of data for economic variables in both the private and the public sectors. This includes skills in methods of presenting economic data and relations graphically and mathematically.