Bachelor of Arts, Economics

The economics degree is designed to give graduates the analytic and quantitative skills to be effective business decision makers, as well as to understand basic economic theory and application. Historically, graduates with economics degrees who go on to law school, an MBA, or other related professional degrees, do significantly better than students from other disciplines. Students are required to take sixteen credits of a foreign language to obtain a bachelor of arts degree.

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  Bachelor of Science, Economics

The economics degree is designed to give graduates the analytic and quantitative skills to be effective business decision makers, as well as to understand basic economic theory and application. Historically, graduates with economics degrees who go on to law school, an MBA, or other related professional degrees, do significantly better than students from other disciplines.

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  Bachelor of Arts, Finance

The finance degree prepares graduates for careers in the finance services industry. Students learn basic financial theory as well as specialized courses in financial management of corporate and business organizations, analysis of investment alternatives, and other more sophisticated finance related activities. Graduates go into banking, brokerages, become financial managers, and perform a variety of other financial services functions. Students are required to take sixteen credits of a foreign language to obtain a bachelor of arts degree.

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 Bachelor of Science, Finance

The finance degree prepares graduates for careers in the finance services industry. Students learn basic financial theory as well as specialized courses in financial management of corporate and business organizations, analysis of investment alternatives, and other more sophisticated finance related activities. Graduates go into banking, brokerages, become financial managers, and perform a variety of other financial services functions.

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 Bachelor of Science, Personal Financial Planning

The personal financial planning degree prepares graduates with the courses necessary to meet educational requirements to sit for the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards, Inc. accreditation process. It is intended to prepare students to become fee-for-service professional planners with strong ethical standards who work with businesses, families, and individuals developing specific budget, asset management, and related planning processes.

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 Minor in Economics

The WSB Bachelor of Science in Personal Financial Planning (PFP) prepares graduates with the courses necessary to meet educational requirements to sit for the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards, Inc. accreditation process. It is intended to prepare students to become fee-for-service professional planners with strong ethical standards who work with families and individuals developing specific budget, asset management, and related planning processes.

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 Minor in Finance

The Minor in Finance is intended for graduates from other disciplines to learn the basic analytical skills of financial management, investment, and related financial services industry functions.

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 Bachelor of Arts/Science, in Integrated Studies Emphasis in Finance

The individualized nature of the Integrated Studies degree is attractive to students with multiple interests. Students integrate course work in emphases such as biology, earth science, business, health, literature, languages, communication, philosophy, psychology, sociology, anthropology, and the arts. Emphases from computer science and information systems, accounting, technology management, and physical education are also offered as part of this degree. 

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