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Economics (Concentration in Finance), B.A.

Earn a bachelor's in Economics from St. Francis College and open the door to a range of careers that may include law, medicine, government, non-profit, international relations, academics, and more. Economics majors develop broad practical and theoretical skills to understand and critically analyze economic problems in a rapidly changing global economy.

Students within the program enjoy the flexibility of a broad liberal arts education, as well as opportunities for more specialized training. Concentrations include Finance, International Economics, and Public Policy. Students enjoy access to elite internships, recent of which include the United Nations and Clinton Foundation.

Underlying the focused, outcomes-driven curriculum is SFC's robust General Education Program, which is the cornerstone of SFC and affirms its mission to graduate educated, well-rounded individuals who enter the workforce and work to change and culturally diversify the world.


St. Francis College students receive the enhanced Terrier 360 system of wrap-around support from day one to after graduation. Within the robust support, students gain in-depth insight and guidance to academic, internship, and career path options via the Center for Student Success, Center for Career Exploration, and Center for Learning and Leadership.


At St. Francis College Economics students compete against top colleges in the region at the annual College Fed Challenge organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. St. Francis recently made the semi-final in this competition.

Qualified students seeking an additional academic challenge can participate in the St. Francis Honors Program, where students participate in a series of small, intensive seminars, trips, and other activities that lead toward a senior thesis.

The College is also home to 15 national honor societies and its own Duns Scotus Honors Society which recognizes students for their academic and community achievements.



The Economics curriculum is thoughtfully designed to ensure students graduate able to demonstrate knowledge of essential principles of macro- and microeconomics and their application to real-world situations. Additionally, students learn to identify, access, utilize, and interpret data from the most important economic databases.

Students can choose from three concentrations: Finance, International Economics, or Public Policy.

The full curriculum can be found here.

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