Graduates in economics and management have professional opportunities in many aspects of business, including accounting, banking, finance, international business, human resources, marketing and sales, and retailing. The program also provides a strong background for graduate study in law, business, economics, public policy studies and related areas. A special track is available for students wishing to meet the 150-hour requirement for becoming a certified public accountant.
The department spans the worlds of theory and practice. Students will become familiar with concepts and models developed by researchers in economics and management and with the application of these concepts and models to analyze economic policy or business decisions. The department maintains a close relationship with the business world, which aids in the placement of graduates.