Students have the opportunity to compete for scholarships awarded by the university based on need or academic merit. Occasionally, there are scholarship opportunities specifically targeted to Economics and Finance majors.
Many faculty members in the Finance, Economics and Decision Science Department have real-world experience in business and finance. Whether it's working with venture capital or doing transactions in another country, they bring it all to the classroom.
Graduates with Finance degrees currently work at Deere and Company, Caterpillar, Merrill Lynch, Ameriprise Financial, Inc., and various regional and national corporations. Economics graduates have found rewarding positions in financial service companies, insurance firms, lending organizations, marketing and environmental agencies, and production and manufacturing companies.Some of those companies are Deere and Company, Caterpillar, Northwest Bank and Trust, and area professional basketball, baseball and hockey franchises.
Many Economics graduates have also taken another route and continued their education by pursuing higher degrees in economics or finance, and a number have gone to law school.