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With a degree in financial economics from Seton Hill, you'll have a solid foundation in economics, finance and banking.

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Why Choose Finance Economics at Seton Hill?

As a financial economics major at Seton Hill you will study:

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  • International Economics
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • Principles of Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Forecast and Capital BudgetingApple Distinguished School
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investment and Portfolio Analysis
  • International Finance
  • Money and Banking
  • Personal Finance Planning

Internship

At Seton Hill, you will also gain hands-on experience in the finance field through a supervised internship.

The Best Possible Foundation for Success

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degrees at Seton Hill are designed to give you the best possible foundation for business success. In addition to gaining experience and knowledge specific to financial economics, you will also study in the areas of:

Business Tools for Decision Making  95 percent of graduates move on to careers or graduate school

Courses like Data Analytics, Quantitative Methods in Business and Corporate Ethics and Social Responsibility will teach you how to use the tools business leaders use to make strategic business decisions.

Business Foundations  

Business courses that will support your career no matter where it takes you, like statistics, accounting and micro and macroeconomics.

Diversity & Inclusion

Courses like Discrimination, Inequality and Economic Development will provide context for supporting a business environment that treats all people with dignity and provides opportunity to all.

Expert Faculty14 to 1 Student to Faculty Ratio

Seton Hill Financial Economic Program faculty are experts in the field. They are dedicated to making you successful in yours.

Seton Hill Business Clubs 

Finance majors at Seton Hill enjoy working together to develop their business skills and industry contacts. Business clubs at Seton Hill include:

Business Clubs

  • Finance Club - Provides networking and academic opportunities for finance majors and students with a serious interest in the finance field.
  • Business Club - Oversees Seton Hill chapters of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and American Marketing Association (AMA) and other business-related activities.
  • Communication Club - Provides professional development and academic opportunities for communication majors, minors, and students with a serious interest in the communication field.
  • Enactus
 - Seton Hill chapter of international community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.

Your Career in Financial Economics

Career and Professional Development CenterEmployment of economists is projected to grow much faster than the average. Most positions require a master's degree, however there are some positions - primarily in the federal government - that are available for holders of bachelor's degrees only. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median pay for economists in 2020 topped  $108,000 per year. 

Seton Hill University's FastForward ProgramEarn Your Bachelor's & MBA In Less Time (for Less Money)

At Seton Hill, you can earn your bachelor’s in finance and an MBA in only five years, through our FastForward Bachelor's to MBA Program.  

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The Wukich Center

The Wukich Center
 for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (Wukich CEO) provides specialized support for students interested in owning a business.

Apply NowReady to Take Your Next Step Up? 

You can apply online for free any time. Seton Hill features streamlined admission requirements and a comprehensive aid program. If you haven’t been to visit us yet, please schedule a time to come up to the Hill. You may just see your future from here.

To contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, fill out our online Request for Information form. You may also call us any time at (724) 838-4281 or (800) 826-6234, or send an email to admit@setonhill.edu.