As an economics or finance major, you'll have the chance to work on research with professors in preparation for graduate school, or land a hands-on internship in one of the world's greatest financial centers: New York City. The reputation of this department continues to grow as teams of students succeed in nationwide contests, such as the College Fed Challenge, a rigorous academic competition judged by economists at the Federal Reserve.
Meet an Economics & Finance Major: Riko Mochizuki
An international student from Tokyo, economics and finance major Riko Mochizuki initially struggled with understanding dense material, but took advantage of learning experiences like the Investment Club and the College Fed Challenge to refine her skill set.
The Economics & Finance Department prepares students to work in the hands-on fields of business, government, nonprofits or economic research. The department offers three majors and two minors: