A bachelor’s degree in Economics with a concentration in Financial Economics is designed for students with an interest in financial markets. Students will receive a strong educational foundation in economics with a particular emphasis on modern finance. Topics such as financial statement analysis, derivative securities, and international finance will complement the core theories of economics. Financial economics students will be well prepared for applications such as asset valuation, capital budgeting, long-term and short-term financing, and investment decisions.
The financial services industry offers a wide range of career opportunities, such as financial analysts, investment banking, personal financial planning, loan officers, and more. The Financial Economics program at Troy University prepares students to enter this industry and achieve a successful, rewarding career.