Economics, Banking & Finance

Do you see yourself working in a corporate environment collaborating with others to accomplish company and client goals? Are you interested in possessing financial and business insights that steer operations and help companies/clients navigate any economy? Careers in this community focus on banking, risk analysis, financial management, applying knowledge for problem-solving and decision-making, and more.

Career Pathways In This Community 
Since a major doesn’t always indicate a specific career path, it may be challenging to know all the possibilities and career options that exist in each field. By clicking on the career pathways below, you can start exploring some of the career options for each pathway. While these are not comprehensive lists, this resource can serve as a guide to provide students, advisors, and faculty with recommendations and keywords for further career exploration and research.


Majors & Minors

An actuary is a mathematically-oriented business person who will most likely be a manager or supervisor at some point in …

A strong mathematics background is essential to an increasing variety of careers. The Department of Mathematics encourages students to select …

The natural resource and environmental economics degree program combines in-depth study of the natural sciences with economics, law, and other …

We aim to develop both the mindset and skill set that will make our graduates outstanding global citizens who are …

The study of finance focuses on the organization and development of capital markets and financial institutions in achieving the optimal …

Economics is a popular major for undergraduates because the content taught has broad application to decisions made by individuals, businesses, …

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