Your major in Economics/Finance at GWU will provide the training you need to effectively manage financial operations and investment resources for businesses and individuals.

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A Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance will provide an intensive study of the principles of both subjects, in addition to a broad understanding of business environments, to prepare you for a career managing financial operations and investment resources for businesses and individuals. 

Undergraduate Admissions

A major in Economics and Finance will equip you with advanced analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

 

As part of your degree, we will also equip you with a broad range of general business knowledge in functional areas such as accounting, marketing, and management.

 

Coupled with an emphasis on Christian business ethics and classroom knowledge of the business environment, the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance will offer you opportunities for reality-based education through internships at regional and national companies.

A degree in Economics and Finance provides you with a flexible skillset that offers choices in a variety of business, management, finance and other careers. Economics majors often work in

  1. research
  2. public administration
  3. credit lending and trusts
  4. sales
  5. hospitality
  6. higher education

Some careers require an advanced degree.

In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance includes 36 credit hours in Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management core business courses, as well as 21 hours of Economics and Finance coursework including mandated classes in operations and financial management.

 

Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

The Broyhill School of Management offers undergraduate business minors in Business Administration and Sport Management. Each requires the completion of 18 credit hours of coursework. The University also offers an array of minor opportunities in other departments.

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