Economics/Finance, B.S., with minors available in economics and financeIt’s not just about the U.S. economy anymore. Today’s economic structure is a complex, intricate global system. Become an active influencer, helping others to understand, predict and make decisions based on economic trends.
To become that active player, you have a lot to learn. Olivet is your partner in learning. Our team is here to guide you in the journey.This degree program prepares you to go many places: help businesses make money, budget, plan for the long term, make wise investments and control costs. Grow in your understanding of the many factors that affect the buying and selling of goods and services.Throughout your studies, a Christian view of business decision-making processes is at the forefront of your preparation.At Olivet, you can:
As a professional in the field of economics and finance, you will have the opportunity to study, analyze, explain and forecast in a wide range of businesses.
Putting knowledge to work
Enactus (formerly known as SIFE) — Teach the business skills you learn in the classroom to those in the communities around you. Take the lead in developing and implementing projects focusing on market economics, financial literacy, success skills, entrepreneurship, environmental sustainability and ethics.Internships – Build your résumé, make connections and network with professionals while you learn skills that help you survive and thrive on the job.CareersTo be successful in an economics or finance career, you need to be:
Possible employers include: insurance companies, government agencies, consulting firms, universities, nonprofit organizations, real estate firms, corporations, manufacturing companiesPossible careers include: professor, economist, financial analyst, market analyst, public policy consultant, researcher, purchasing manager, salesperson, sales manager, economic analyst, investment analystEconomics/Finance is part of the Department of Business within the School of Professional Studies.
A business degree will prepare you for success in a number of different careers.