2022-2023 University Catalog 
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Financial Economics, B.S.B.A.

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  • Debasish Chakraborty, Ph.D.
  • Doina Vlad, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives: Financial Economics

After graduating with a BSBA degree with a major in Financial Economics from the School of Business at Seton Hill University, students should be able to demonstrate the following: 

  1. Critically thinking and application of critical thinking to solve problems.
  2. Ability to apply and integrate theoretical knowledge from the discipline into real life applications.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively - written and oral presentation.
  4. Ability to effectively use IT skills in information systems, statistical software, application in spreadsheets, and data visualizations.
  5. Ability to identify ethical issues in the decision-making process and solve problems ethically.
  6. Ability to recognize when change is needed, and lead change to reach sustainable outcomes. 
  7. Ability to lead with a global perspective, and instill leadership that values diversity and inclusiveness.
  8. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of accounting, management, marketing, finance, economics, and human resource management.
  9. Demonstrate an ability to apply economic principles to solve contemporary economic and financial issues and challenges.
  10. Demonstrate a broad understanding of the qualitative and quantitative models in economics that explains the underlying behavior of the economy and the financial markets.
  11. Demonstrate a. broad understanding of economic and financial concepts, models, tools, and operations of institutions.
  12. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles of financial markets, financial investments, and portfolio analysis.


All candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Financial Economics must complete the Liberal Arts Curriculum requirements, the capstone assessment requirement, and the required courses for the major and develop competency in written and verbal business communication skills.

The capstone assessment includes successful completion of a showcase portfolio. Students are required to present how their professional identity is solidified by study in the liberal arts.

A minimum of 120 credits is required.


Financial Economics Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Total credits: 78

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