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2003-2004 Undergraduate Catalog 
2003-2004 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Financial Economics

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This program combines the resources of the Department of Economics, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Maine Business School to offer a specialized curriculum in financial economics in the context of a liberal arts education. The program is designed to prepare students for employment in occupations where specific knowledge of financial economics will be useful in entry-level positions and in enhancing subsequent opportunities for advancement. The program also provides a strong undergraduate background for graduate professional degrees in business, economics, and law. The multi-disciplinary approach incorporates the fundamentals of economic theory in the areas of macroeconomics and monetary economics along with the applied analytical tools of finance and econometrics.

Program Requirements:

1. Required Economics (ECO) courses:

Two additional courses from among the following:

3. Mathematics requirement:

5. A Minimum grade-point average of 2.0 is required in all required courses.

Residence requirement:

Financial Economics majors must complete a minimum of 12 of the required credits in economics and 6 of the required credits in business at the University of Maine.

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