The Department of Economics and Finance contributes to a business education that establishes a foundation for successful, principled, and ethical professional careers in both regional and global environments.
Classes offered by the Department of Economics and Finance are not only integral to the Bachelor of Science Degrees offered by the School of Business, but also contribute to the general education mission of the University in “graduating students with broad vision who recognize the complexity of social problems.”
The Department values intellectual curiosity and actively promotes creative thinking among students and encourages undergraduate research.
Faculty members participate in a balanced and eclectic program of research-enhanced
teaching and have published in reputable international journals.
The Economics Track within the Bachelor of Business Administration prepares students for a variety of careers in the government or business sectors, and job opportunities abound in economic consulting and research. Corporate jobs concerned with practical applications of economic policy and microeconomic forecasting are also routinely available.
The Finance Track offers proficiencies and research capabilities needed for careers in the banking and insurance sectors and in securities markets, as well as careers as financial managers, financial analysts, and personal financial advisors.
Both tracks equip students with means of success in pursuing graduate degrees. The Economics and Finance tracks are available for traditional (face-to-face) and fully online modes of delivery.
The Department of Economics and Finance offers minors in Economics, Finance and Quantitive Finance for non Business majors.
Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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