Economics, Finance & Marketing
Are the Economics, Finance and Marketing programs accredited?
Yes, all of our degree programs carry the accreditation of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.
I’m a transfer student, will my classes count toward a UCM degree?
Articulation agreements are in place with many community colleges, and many 1000-2000 level classes are automatically substituted. Learn more about transferring to UCM.
What student organizations do you have?
The following student organizations allow students to keep abreast of the latest developments in their field and to develop essential networking and leadership skills:
- Economics Club
- Student Finance Association
- American Marketing Association
- American Advertising Federation
What kinds of scholarships do you have?
Numerous scholarships are available to students to help finance their education. Some of these opportunities include:
- Robert and Tina Ralston Economics and Finance Scholarship
- Porter and Diane Jeffries Economics and Finance Scholarship
- Joel M. Mansfield Economics Scholarship
- Robert B. Pierce Finance Scholarship
- Jonathan Cleveland Creative Marketing Scholarship
- John and Barbara Erickson Scholarship for International Studies
- Genge Family Scholarship
- Marketing Scholarship Honoring Larry Haase
Can I add a minor in Economics, Finance or Marketing?
The department offers the following minors for those students who would like to expand their career opportunities:
- Minor in Economics (20 hrs)
- Minor in Finance (24 hrs)
- Minor in Marketing (18 hrs)
- Minor in Business Administration (18 hrs)
What does the job market look like for Economics, Finance, and Marketing majors?
According to a recent report by Georgetown University:
- Business is the most popular major group, accounting for 25 percent of all college majors.
- Of people who obtained an undergraduate major in business that are in the labor force and employed, 90 percent work full-time; and at least 94 percent of the Economics, Finance, and Marketing majors are employed.
According to a recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, Economics, Finance and Marketing degrees are at the top of employers’ lists, as they are included in the Top 10 Bachelor’s Degrees for the College Class of 2013.