Patrick Mcknight ‘14
Alumni Career: Financemore
Exercise analytical and quantitative skills.
Apply economic theory to illuminate realities of business and public policy.
Students in this major often join the labor market soon after graduation and enter a variety of business careers such as accounting, finance, market research, consulting, etc.; many later pursue MBA, master of finance, master of accountancy etc.
For students interested in graduate study in economics or becoming professional economists; strong mathematics requirement.
Strong emphasis on quantitative skill and data analytics; also qualifies as a STEM major (so international students in this major are eligible to apply for 2-year extension to their 1-year Optional Practical Training).
For students interested in an international career such as international business, international development, or global market research; requires courses with international content from various disciplines.