Business Economics: Finance

Economics with a focus on finance.

In today’s global marketplace, economics and finance go hand-in-hand.

When you pursue this option, you will explore how economic drivers — like economic growth, inflation and market regulations affect financial markets. You will develop a broad understanding of business economics, with a special focus on the financial aspects of the field.

You will also have opportunities to learn firsthand about the financial world through hands-on learning programs such as the Barker Capital Management and Trading program — where you can invest real money, manage funded portfolios and practice using the latest trade technologies.

As a business economics major, you will develop strong critical thinking, analytical and research skills. When you choose the finance option, you will study finance in more depth than other economics majors.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Are interested in investing and corporate finance
  • Are an analytical critical thinker
  • Enjoy working with numbers

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Auditor
  • Credit analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Industrial market analyst
  • Loan officer
  • Market analyst
  • Bond trader
  • Economic analyst
  • General manager
  • Chief executive officer
  • Insurance agent
  • Lobbyist
  • Purchasing analyst
  • Budget analyst
  • Environmental planner
  • Import/export agent
  • Investment broker
  • Management consultant
  • Real estate appraiser

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