The Financial Economics Major provides a comprehensive foundation to launch your career in finance.
Unique in the Tri-State area, our major in Financial Economics builds a strong foundation in economics as applied to financial markets, banks, and other financial institutions. Students are prepared to work in a variety of settings as they learn tools and models used by financial analysts and financial advisors. They learn how producers, consumers, and governments interact to drive financial markets and economies and the role they play in shaping the national and global economy.
Financial economics students may enroll in the 4+1 M.B.A. Program during their senior year. This option enables students to graduate with two degrees in five years: a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Economics and an M.B.A.
- Fundamentals of Investing
- Money and Banking
- International Economics and Finance.
Graduates with a major in financial economics can pursue careers in a variety of fields including:
- Insurance firms
- Money management
- Investment banking
Co-op and service learning immerse students in the real world and provide rich opportunities for experiential learning and the application of skills and knowledge learned in the classroom. Students work under the supervision of a facutly member and an agency professional in a variety of non-profit and for-profit organizations and community partners.
Business students are encouraged to take advantage of co-op opportunities and a variety of career services and programs available through the university Career and Experiential Education Center.
Open to full-time students, the innovative Talent Opportunity Program (TOP) allows students to build skills in career planning, professionalism and ethical leadership from freshman year to graduation.
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