The School of Business
Department of Economics and Finance
The mission of the Department of Economics and Finance is to provide high-quality degree programs and service courses in economics and finance that: focus on teaching students current theory and practice; to conduct relevant; original research that supports our teaching activities; and to serve our college and community.
The Department of Economics and Finance offers students at Medgar Evers College a course of study that is well grounded in the body of economic and financial theories and practices that are employed by businesses and governments.
The department trains students for a profession in economics and finance at various business and public organizations that require the capability of various economic analyses; financial management; and for positions in the private sector or in government, for work and study leading to professional certification, and for graduate study.
The capstone course and our specialized workshops prepare students for certificates, such as: Securities Licensing; Financial Analyst Certifications; Insurance; Banking; and Real Estate Certifications.
The goals of the departmental curriculum are to:
- Train students in functional areas of financial analysis and planning, investment analysis, and project evaluation.
- Provide training and skills necessary for critical analysis and interpretation of economic and financial problems facing business entity.
- Prepare students for advanced studies in economics and finance.