Financial Economics Major
Economic Analysis & Financial Problem Solving
The financial economics degree provides an understanding of core economic concepts and the functioning of the economy and financial markets. An emphasis is placed on developing critical thinking skills to apply economic and financial analysis in problem solving resulting in rigorous training in economic and financial theory and applications.
Why Financial Economics?
Finance and economics complement one another in a number of ways and studying these two fields in combination can be especially beneficial to students who would like to work in corporate finance, financial analysis, insurance and real estate, or in government positions.
- Asset Management
- Banking Securities
- Budget Analyst
- Business Forecaster
- Commercial Banking
- Corporate Financial Management
- Financial Economist
- Financial Planner/Analyst
- Insurance Industry
- Investment Banking
- Real Estate Appraiser
- Real Estate Broker
- Law School
- MBA Program
For more information please see a video made by the American Economics Association: "A Career in Economics...it's Much More Than You Think"
Please download and read carefully the Financial Economics Major Plan of Study 2020-21. This includes a flowchart for the required courses and will also serve as your planned course schedule when submitting your paperwork for your senior evaluation for graduation.
For the complete information on the requirements see the Financial Economics, BA from the university online catalog.
For help with planning your courses, please see your advisor or the department office.