2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 22, 2021  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Business Economics: Concentration in Financial Management [BUSE_FMGT ]


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The financial management concentration allows interested students to pursue courses that will allow them to function well in any area of finance. Proper financial management is an essential function of organizations and an important skill for individuals as well. For more information about this program, contact the Economics Department .

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Understand and apply the basic principles of micro and macroeconomics
  2. Understand and apply the basic principles of management
  3. Understand and utilize graphs, spreadsheets, and/or other basic quantitative techniques employed in the field
  4. Gather relevant information, evaluate it critically and communicate it effectively in written and oral forms
  5. Compare and evaluate contending economic policy debates at the local, national and/or international level

Career Potential

  • Banker
  • Mortgage analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Stock broker

Economics Department Course Retake Policy

  • For the purpose of this policy, "course" refers to any course offered by the Economics Department that is used to satisfy the requirements of any major or minor offered by the department (economics [ECO], management [MGT]).
  • A student may repeat a course to replace a failing grade, grade of X, indicating withdrawal from course, or to improve the student's grade point average when the first enrollment resulted in a passing grade.
  • A student may enroll in a course twice. A third or subsequent enrollment in that course shall be with the approval of the Economics Department only and contingent upon available space in the course after all student registration occurs.

A. Required Core in Economics: 24 credit hours


Note: A minimum grade of C in the foundational classes (ECO 105, ECO 110 and ECO 111) is required for all economics and business economics majors before taking upper-level courses that require any of these foundational classes as prerequisites. In addition, a grade of C in ECO 352 is required before a student can declare a financial management concentration.

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C. Elective Courses: 12 credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120


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