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Economics and Finance Department
Chairperson: Dr. Daniel Kauffman
Mail to: DKauffman@winona.edu
311C Somsen Hall - Winona State University
Winona, MN 55987-5838
The purpose of the Economics and Finance programs is to develop highly employable professional business analysts and managers. Major's are provided with a firm understanding of the economy and its financial systems, the ability to conceptualize business issues, and the opportunity to develop quantitative and computer skills necessary to solve today's complex business problems. The department also seeks to provide graduates with the background necessary to pursue graduate degrees.
Completion of all coursework required for the major
A grade of "C" or better in all courses counted toward the major
Completion of at least 18 semester hours of credit in economics courses offered by the Economics Department at WSU, including ECON 499
Completion of all coursework required for the major.
A grade of "C" or better in all courses counted toward the major.
Sixty-four non - business credits are required for finance majors. The mathematics, statistics (six semester credits maximum) and economics (nine semester credits maximum) credits required for the baccalaureate degree can be counted toward the 64 non - business credits.
A minimum of 50% of the business requirements for the finance major must be completed at WSU.
Pass/No Credit Courses
Except for internships, students must take all courses in their major, and minor, on a grade-only basis. The P/NC option is available to non-majors unless otherwise noted. Courses offered on a pass/no credit-only or grade-only basis are so designated in the course descriptions.
University Studies Flag Requirements
Students may use Flag courses to satisfy both University Studies and major requirements. Flag courses will usually be in the student's major or minor program. The Economics and Finance Department offers the following flag courses in the University Studies Program:
Economics Flag Courses:
ECON 449 Seminar in Economics (3)
ECON 303 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)
ECON 304 Money and Banking (3)
Finance Flag Courses:
FIN 421 Institutional Investment & Financial Market (3)
FIN 335 Forecasting Methods (3)
Last Modified: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:30 by Steve Miller