Economics

  • The degree program provides students with the fundamentals of accounting and prepares them for a variety of financial careers.
  • The applied technology program emphasizes the practical application of business management and examines human resource development, production process planning and technological innovations.
  • The quantitative (mathematics degree) economics track is designed to prepare students for the successful pursuit of higher degrees in economics and related academic disciplines requiring a strong background in mathematics and statistics.
  • The qualitative (social science degree) economics track provides a broadly based liberal arts education in “political economy,” an area of study that cuts across the normally separate domains of economics and politics.
  • Students choosing the finance emphasis are prepared for careers with banks and other financial institutions, securities firms and government agencies that oversee the financial sector.
  • The personal financial planning emphasis curriculum prepares students for successful completion of the Certificate in Financial Planning, as well as for the entry-level positions in the financial services industry.
  • Students choosing the real estate emphasis are prepared for careers in real estate sales, property management, financing and sales.
  • The B.S. in mathematics program includes courses in mathematics, computer sciences and a selected minor, preparing students for advanced study in mathematics, in other sciences or for technical opportunities in industry.
  • The program provides students the opportunity to follow a course of study leading to a B.S. in mathematics with licensure at the secondary level.