Economics & Finance Courses
Required Courses for the Major
Principles of Accounting I
A study of the accounting principles with emphasis on the use and analysis of financial information for decision-making purposes.
Principles of Accounting II
A continuation of the study of accounting principles from a user's perspective with an introduction to the internal information needs of management. Prerequisite: ACC 1901.
Principles of Economics I
A study in the foundations of economic analysis, national income accounting, economic growth, and the public sector, with emphasis on macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
A study of markets, the price systems and allocation of resources, distribution of income, international economy, and perspectives on economic change, with emphasis on microeconomics.
Fndtn Info Sys for Org
Students learn fundamental concepts and uses of information systems for business and beyond including management information systems, programming, cloud computing, mobile technologies, digital marketing, big data and ethical issues.
Introduction to Statistics
An introduction to elementary statistics, including topics such as normal distribution, histograms, mean, standard deviations, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing techniques. Prerequisite: On the basis of placement scores, a student may be requi
Business Data Analytics
This course provides an introduction to the field of business analytics, including statistical and quantitative analysis of data, exploratory and predictive models, and fact-based management to drive decisions and actions. Excel and other statistical packages will be used. Data warehouses, data marts and data mining techniques are introduced. Prerequisite: MATH 1132.
A study of financial management for business firms to include financing and investing decisions. Prerequisite: ACC 1901.
Money & Banking
A survey of the monetary and banking systems of the United States, to include problems of money and prices, organization and functioning of commercial banking and the Federal Reserve System, monetary standards, monetary policy, and credit control. Prerequisites: ECON 1901 and 1902.
A comprehensive analysis of the forces determining international trade, finance and commercial policy. Prerequisite: ECON 1901 - ECON 1902
A comprehensive study of financial markets and institutions including the organization and structure of markets, government and corporate securities, and derivative securities. Prerequisite: FIN 2535.
ECON or FIN elective at 2000-level or above
Choose ONE of the following:
Seminar in Economics
A course designed to afford the student with a minor or a concentration in Economics an opportunity to study an area that is not fully covered in a standard economics course. This is a seminar-style course that requires independent reading, presentations, and open class discussion. Prerequisites: ECON 1901 and 1902 and permission of Instructor.
Independent Study in Economics
A self-directed study following a contractual plan initiated by the student and accepted by the staff. Prerequisites: ECON 1901 and 1902.