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USA Undergraduate/Graduate Bulletin 2014-2015

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE

Chair: Kenneth J. Hunsader (251) 414-8259
Professor Emeritus: A. Douglas Stutsman
Professors: Swofford
Associate Professor: Hunsader
Assistant Professors: Affuso, Cummings, Herrington, Javine, Lahtinen, Pennywell   
Department of Economics and Finance web site
http://www.southalabama.edu/mcob/econfin.shtml   
THE ECONOMICS AND FINANCE MAJOR    
The Economics and Finance major is designed to prepare students for managerial positions in business and government. Two concentrations are available within the Economics/Finance major: Economics and Finance.    
All Economics/Finance majors are required to take the following three courses and choose one concentration area:    

ECO 315     FIN 343      

THE ECONOMICS CONCENTRATION    
The Economics concentration is designed to prepare students for professional careers in managerial positions, government, administration, education, and others. Positions in business economics and graduate study require knowledge of economics and the application of economic tools to analyze problems for decision-making.    
The following courses are required:    

ECO 316     ECO 330    ECO 491      

Choose four electives from the following:    

ECO 318     ECO 322     ECO 323     ECO 343     ECO 363   
ECO 372    ECO 383     ECO 453    FIN 420    FIN 430   

DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL ECONOMICS (ECO) COURSES
Mitchell College of Business
THE FINANCE CONCENTRATION    
The Finance concentration is designed to provide an understanding of the various areas and principles of finance. Students will develop a body of specialized knowledge and analytical techniques that are used in the acquisition, allocation and management of financial resources. Finance careers are typically in industry and commercial businesses, public utilities and government agencies, banks, insurance companies, brokerage houses, investment companies and other financial institutions.    
The finance concentration is appropriate for students who plan a career in corporate finance, financial planning, investment planning and research, or insurance.   
The following courses are required:   

FIN 332    FIN 350    FIN 410     FIN 411    FIN 420   

Choose two electives from the following:   

FIN 345     FIN 421     FIN 430     FIN 445    
FIN 470     FIN 471     MKT 345     MKT 445    

DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL FINANCE (FIN) COURSES
Mitchell College of Business
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