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Economics: Finance

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What will I learn with an economics/finance major?

Our courses combine rigorous analytical training with practical applications led by dedicated faculty determined to help you succeed.

You will study descriptive and inferential statistics through business applications. Topics include central tendency and variability, frequency distributions, elementary probability theory, binomial, normal, and t-distributions, sampling theory, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and regression analysis.

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We’re confident that the strength of our program, the numerous internship opportunities available in the Des Moines metro area and the unique experiences available to you on campus will set you apart in the job market or when applying to graduate school. The connections our professors have in the industry along with Simpson's stellar Career Development staff will help you reach your goals.

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Whether you know what you want to do or are still undecided, you will be guided and mentored along your journey. Our faculty will get to know you and support you every step of the way. See what more the Department of Business Administration and Economics has to offer.

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A flexible evening and online program helped Megan Cline ’20 advance her career at Nationwide

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Checking In with Gable Johnson ’20

Exploreships with nearby college athletic programs and professional sports teams helped Gable Johnson ’20 get accepted to graduate school at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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