Financial Economics

Bachelor of Science in Financial Economics

The major program in Financial Economics emphasizes the financial side of economics and the applicability of accounting to economics and finance. It requires eleven courses in economics, four courses in accounting, and two courses in business administration. First-semester calculus MATH 121, or the math sequence MATH 118-119, (either earned by successful completion of such courses or by math placement in MATH 122 or higher) is a prerequisite for the intermediate economic theory courses, ECON 350, and ECON 351.

Core Courses
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 200 Introduction to Statistical Methods or MATH 111 Elementary Statistics and Probability with Applications
ECON 310 Research Methods in Economics
ECON 350 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON 351 Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON 465  Senior Seminar in Economics

Additional Economics courses
ECON 233 Financial Systems
ECON 400 Econometrics
ECON 424 International Economics
ECON 433 Money and Banking
ECON 452 Industrial Organizations

Accounting/Business course requirements:

  • ACCT 210 Principles of Financial Accounting

  • ACCT 300 Fundamentals of Intermediate Accounting

ACCT 310 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 440 Financial Statement Analysis
BUS 354 Investments
BUS 421 Corporate Finance