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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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Megan Ginsberg '12

Megan Ginsberg '12

Community Relations Assistant For The Minnesota Timberwolves

I’d certainly recommend Simpson, especially if you are going to be an athlete. My coach wasn’t just interested in my athletic ability, he was interested in my long term success as well and that was awesome.

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Chad Buchanan '95

Chad Buchanan '95

General Manager, Indiana Pacers

I think the one thing Simpson helped prepared me for is that you can’t sit in a classroom and hide, you have to interact with people and learn how to deal with different personalities.

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