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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics and Finance


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Economics and Finance


Economics

Faculty

Iordanis Petsas, Ph.D., Chair
Aram Balagyozyan, Ph.D.
Jinghan Cai, Ph.D.
Satyajit Ghosh, Ph.D.
Riaz Hussain, Ph.D.
Ioannis N. Kallianiotis, Ph.D.
Hong V. Nguyen, Ph.D.
Christos Pargianas, Ph.D.
John A. Ruddy, M.B.A., C.F.A., C.P.A
Edward M. Scahill, Ph.D.
Susan Trussler, Ph.D.

Overview

The major in Economics, which is available both through the Kania School of Management and the College of Arts and Sciences, provides an excellent training for understanding the economic events and developments of our complex industrialized society and of the world economies. It equips the student with training and background needed to assume responsible decision-making positions in the financial sector, industry, commerce, banking, or government service. It also gives a strong preparation for the pursuit of graduate studies in Economics or the law.

Course Information

Courses for Economics are listed under the prefixes ECO and ECO/IB. For more information on all courses offered, visit our Course Descriptions  page.


Finance

Faculty

Iordanis Petsas, Ph.D., Chair
Aram Balagyozyan, Ph.D.
Jinghan Cai, Ph.D.
Satyajit Ghosh, Ph.D.
Riaz Hussain, Ph.D.
Ioannis N. Kallianiotis, Ph.D.
Hong V. Nguyen, Ph.D.
Christos Pargianas, Ph.D.
John A. Ruddy, M.B.A., C.F.A., C.P.A
Edward M. Scahill, Ph.D.
Susan Trussler, Ph.D.

Overview

The practitioner in finance must be familiar with the tools and techniques available and, given the resources and constraints of organizations and the general economic environment in which the organization operates, be adept at efficiently managing the fiscal resources of the organization, including the raising of funds and their short-term and long-term investment. Career opportunities in finance include:

Banking – Bank Examiner, Trust Officer
Investments – Financial Analyst, Security Broker
Corporate – Financial Analyst, Working Capital Management

The department offers two tracks within the Finance major; 1) Financial Services Track and 2) Corporate Finance Track.

Course Information

Courses for Finance are listed under the prefixes FIN and FIN/IB.  For more information these and on all courses offered, visit our Course Descriptions  page.


Affiliated Programs

For information on programs affiliated with the Department of Economics and Finance visit International Business, BS  and Environmental Studies Concentration .


Click here for information on the Accelerated Master’s Degree and Combined Baccalaureate/Master’s Degree Programs.


For more information about the Economics department, visit its website.

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