economics & finance

Economics is the study of how to critically evaluate problems and make well-reasoned decisions. The economics program st Southeast is particularly well suited to prepare you for the career challenges you will face in the fast-changing, competitive and increasingly global business environment.

As an economics major at Southeast, you will develop important skills, including the ability to apply a general framework of analysis for solving "real-world" problems, conduct mathematical and statistical analysis, work with data to address specific issues, and effectively communicate, in written and oral form, with others.

The finance major is designed to prepare students for the increasingly important area of financial management in all types of businesses, firms, and financial institutions. The financial officer has responsibility for activities such as raising and allocating funds, cost analysis, forecasting and budgeting, investment management, and formulating financial and credit operating policies.

Southeast Missouri State University has received AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International Accreditation. AACSB International is the professional association for college and university management education and the premier accrediting agency for bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in business administration and accounting. There are 452 accredited programs worldwide.


Dempster Hall 205
Economics and Finance Department
One University Plaza, MS 5845
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701