St. Ambrose University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance, as well as the opportunity to have a concentration in Finance that delves into financial institutions, corporate, and financial economics.
The Finance and Economics Department is dedicated to preparing students to be valuable contributors to society in general and business in particular.
Through a combination of a broad liberal arts education and a solid foundation of business courses, students become prepared for careers in Finance and Economics through coursework, projects, and internship experiences.
It's a solid foundation – paired with highly-developed analytic skills – that give St. Ambrose graduates the edge to compete in a fast-paced global environment.
Capital is the lifeblood of a business, and those who are involved in the financial end of a business create value for individual investors and corporate managers through intense evaluation of investment opportunities.
Business Economics majors at St. Ambrose are able to combine an education in liberal arts with economic theory to determine why people behave the way they do.
Job opportunities for finance/economics majors after graduation have been some of the fastest-growing positions over the last 10 years and are projected to continue to grow at the same fast pace through 2018 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
We've got scholarship opportunities, business-world experienced professors, and successful graduates.