Western Washington University · Bellingham, Washington
Financial Economics, BA
What is the study of Financial Economics?
The study of Financial Economics will provide a combination of economic analysis and tools from accounting and finance that can be used to guide financial decisions. The Economics Department and the Department of Finance and Marketing jointly offer this major and strive to provide a program which gives students rigorous training in theory and applications of accounting, economics, and finance.
Why Should I Consider this Major?
This major is designed for students interested in both economics and finance, and is aimed particularly at those who wish to pursue careers in corporate finance, financial analysis, insurance and real estate, and/or government agencies where special emphasis is placed on financial economic knowledge.
The Financial Economics major prepares students for a number of rewarding career paths by offering a powerful combination of specific skills from finance and accounting and the broad perspective of economics.
- Professor David M. Nelson, Faculty
- Financial Planner/Analyst
- Investment Banker
- Budget Analyst
- Financial Economist
- Business Forecaster