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ECO-241. Microeconomic Analysis

ECO-242. Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

ECO-243. Introduction to Econometrics

ECO-334. Introduction to Financial Analysis

ECO-390. Economics Internships

CSC-103. Taming the Big Data: Introduction to Computer Science

Department of Economics - Managerial
Department of Economics - Managerial
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
(518) 388-6200
Lippman Hall
Lippman Hall

Managerial Economics

See where Union takes you:
  • Educator, Teach for America
  • Dean of Students, Monroe Woodbury H.S.
  • Manager, Corporate Sponsorships, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Program Manager, BRAC Human Rights and Legal Aid Service
  • Financial Analyst, Public Service Commission
  • Cost Analyst, General Electric
  • VP and General Manager, Cummings Properties, LLC
  • Internal Auditor, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  • President, Gilfoy Distributing Co
  • Investment Associate, Putnam Investments
  • Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Energy Trader, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Foreign Expert, Sino-Australia Modern Foreign
  • International Trade Analyst, Embassy Republic of Korea

The Managerial Economics major focuses on the tools and techniques of financial and quantitative analysis essential to the modern manager.

As a Managerial Economics major at Union, you will study content that includes monetary theory, banking and financial systems, analysis of markets, pricing theory, wage and salary/incentive theory, and the theory of competition.

You will become well versed in applying econometrics and quantitative methods to the study of particular business enterprises and business problems.

In addition to the standard intermediate economic theory courses, students must complete courses in managerial economics, financial analysis, accounting, computer science and mathematics, as well as an internship with a local organization.

Majors are also encouraged to participate in a term abroad, as part an economics international exchange at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, or with the IESEG School of Management in Lille, France.  

The real-world focus of this major will prepare you well for a career in the business arena and for programs of advanced study. Our majors have found success in all aspects of business and industry, including consulting, analysis, financial services and entrepreneurism.