Department of Economics, Finance and Global Business


The Department of Economics, Finance, and Global Business provides the knowledge and skills required for student success. For this purpose, we continuously elevate the quality of our programs and develop new offerings to meet the needs of the industry. We offer BS degrees in finance, financial planning and global business. We also offer BA in economics and a minor in economics.

Learn more about each of our programs:

  • BA in Economics
  • BS in Finance
  • BS in Financial Planning
  • BS in Global Business Studies
  • Minor in Economics
  • MBA with concentration in Finance
The Cotsakos College of Business offers a BS degree in business administration, which provides students with the knowledge and skills that are required in today's complex business environment. The finance program prepares students to pursue careers in banking, government, or other financial institutions. The global business program prepares successful graduates to compete in diversified global markets and internationally oriented enterprises. Management prepares students for human resources, operations, or strategic organizational and planning positions. Marketing students learn to effectively manage the delivery and provision of goods through various, increasingly complex distribution channels.

Department Spotlight


Stephanie Spies '17 researched the financial literacy of two-year and four-year college students, finding that both groups can benefit from financial literacy initiatives. She plans a career as a certified public accountant and as a certified financial planner.