Economics and Finance
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Develop advanced analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Students studying Economics and Finance will provide an intensive study of the principles of both subjects, in addition to a broad understanding of business environments, to prepare you for a career managing financial operations and investment resources for businesses and individuals.
As part of your degree, we will also equip you with a broad range of general business knowledge in functional areas such as accounting, marketing, and management.
Coupled with an emphasis on Christian business ethics and classroom knowledge of the business environment, the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance will offer you opportunities for reality-based education through internships at regional and national companies.
In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance includes 36 credit hours in Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management core business courses, as well as 24 hours of Economics and Finance coursework including mandated classes in operations and financial management.
For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.
The Broyhill School of Management offers a minor in Economics and Finance, which requires 18 credit hours of coursework.
For a more in-depth look at minor requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.
A degree in Economics and Finance provides you with a flexible skillset that offers choices in a variety of business, management, finance and other careers. Economics majors often work in
Some careers require an advanced degree.
Kevin Mills, a financial institution examiner at Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), earned a degree in finance in 2016. “My business classes prepared me with a foundation for learning additional technical skills after graduation, but the most valuable portion of my education has come from the core classes that I have taken. These courses have taught me how to think, how to evaluate, and how to learn. My professors pushed me to become the best student I could be and gave me opportunities to lead.”
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