Economics and Finance
Are you fascinated with stock portfolios?
Are you intrigued by supply and demand?
Do you enjoy making a difference in someone else’s life?
If you answered yes, then Economics and Finance could be the major for you!
You’ll focus on the study of the allocation of resources with an emphasis on community, business and financial resources. In particular, you’ll be able to develop and interpret:
• Operating budgets
• Capital budgets
• Investment portfolios
• Capital structure
You’ll also be able to use tools like opportunity costs, supply, demand, marginal analysis, the equation of exchange, and the theory of trade.
Minors in both Economics and Finance are also available.
The mission of the Economics and Finance program, within the context of the College’s liberal arts tradition, is to equip students with the analytical skills and institutional understanding fundamental to the disciplines of Economics and Finance, and to provide them with the mental framework that will allow them to lead productive and successful professional and social lives.
The major in Economics and Finance provides a solid academic base and opens a number of finance-related career doors in:
Many businesses and government agencies value the analytical and statistical skills of economics and finance graduates. Across the country, starting salaries of economics and finance graduates are in the top ten among all professions.
Meet the Faculty
Professor of Economics
Associate Professor of Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics
Instructor of Finance