Bachelor’s in Economics – Shepherd University

The Bachelor’s in Economics degree program provides students with a firm understanding in economic theory while exposing students to a breadth of issues through elective courses. Students are required to take a capstone course in their senior year. This course focuses on a senior thesis the requires a student to select a topic and generate a testable hypothesis, survey the relevant literature, collect data, and statistically test the stated hypothesis.

Financial Economics Concentration

The Bachelor’s in Economics with a concentration in Financial Economics provides students with an opportunity to explore the increasingly complex and fields of finance. Students are encouraged to develop strong conceptual understandings in financial markets, banking, investments, and monetary politics. Careers available include those in business, law, graduate studies, governmental service, and research.


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