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Economics: Finance


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.

Discover how Simpson can help you succeed

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.

See what else the department has to offer

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.


Simpson Success Stories

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Our students and alumni share how Simpson helped them define achievement on their own terms

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Checking In with Nick Janssen '20

Checking In with Nick Janssen '20

Nick Janssen ’20 used two internships while at Simpson College to launch his auditing career at a Big Four accounting firm

I really clicked with the great accounting professors at Simpson. They all had auditing experience, so they were very instrumental in the selection of this line of work. 

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Internship with the Ripken Experience Benefits the Double Major

Internship with the Ripken Experience Benefits the Double Major

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Mike Miller '11

Mike Miller '11

Head Of Finance In Liberia For Mary's Meals

All the classes I took at Simpson contributed to having this type of job.

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