Welcome to the Department of Finance, Agribusiness, and Economics
The analytical and general knowledge acquired through programs in finance, agribusiness and economics prepares students for a large array of careers in public, not-for profit, and private organizations. Studies in finance, agribusiness and economics are particularly relevant for policy analysis and policy making. Students who graduate from these programs are also prepared to pursue graduate studies in finances, economics, business, law, public policy, public administration, urban planning and other fields.
The mission of the Department of Finance, Agribusiness and Economics is to support the mission of the College of Business and Public Affairs to offer high quality academic programs. The Department offers programs of instructions for those who expect to pursue careers in finance, agribusiness or economics working in public, private or non-profit organizations. The Department also offers service courses for business and non-business majors. The
Department functions in the land-grant tradition of teaching, research, and
extension by providing contemporary baccalaureate studies and within the reach
of all qualified and capable individuals who are interested in further
developing their technical and professional. The department endeavors to
provide a cohesive, dynamic, forward looking and market-driven educational
process for the emergence of scholars, leaders, thinkers, and other
contributors to society. The objectives of the department are:
develop teaching programs in finance in response to the emerging business and
economic issues and enhance students’ professional competence for career in
business, non-profit and governmental organizations.
create a keen interest and understanding among students and faculty about the
world at large through various academic and extra-curricular activities.
create a competitive and interdisciplinary learning, research, and service
environment within the College and the University.