Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Economics, Finance and Marketing


Professor Pech, Chairperson; Professors M. Anitsal, DiFurio, Isbell, Pashley, Pharr, Stephens (Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs); Associate Professors Alley, Hales; Assistant Professors Lee, Mannahan, Park, Peng; Lecturer Nabors

The major in economics is a STEM-designated degree designed to provide a rigorous preparation for those who expect to pursue professional careers in economics and other areas in business. It emphasizes the development of an understanding of the main theoretical economic models and statistical techniques to understand individual, group, and market behavior.

The curriculum in finance offers a program that will assure sound preparation for those who expect to pursue professional careers in finance, as well as other business. The program is designed to provide a solid understanding of the financial decision-making process, with special emphasis on computer-assisted decision making. The curriculum is designed to enable the student to successfully gain initial employment in the areas of banking, real estate, insurance, investments, financial planning, and financial management.

The marketing major is created to provide students with a broad understanding of the factors and activities involved in the product management, distribution, promotion, and pricing processes. The major prepares students for careers in product and brand management, sales, advertising, retailing, industrial marketing, marketing research, customer service, and physical distribution. The curriculum is designed to include a comprehensive study of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, small businesses, service firms, and non-profit organizations.

Programs

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Certificate