The study of Economics and Business at Saint Anselm is tailored to your particular interests, and prepares you to think, and act in the dynamic business world. Our department offers six distinct majors:
- International Business
We also offer an interdisciplinary minor, human relations and work, as well as two combined majors, computer science with business, or mathematics with economics. In addition to specialized courses and enriching internship placements, all students study "financial accounting," "statistics," "principles of economics: micro," and "principles of economics: macro."
The department also offers minors in Accounting and Economics.
Our faculty will work with you to identify and pursue opportunities that interest you. Whether you are studying accounting, and applying your coursework in the Bloomberg Room, or joining classmates on an international business trip to China, you will find a program that challenges you to think on your feet, and adapt to the ever-changing global marketplace.
Omicron Delta Epsilon - Gamma Chapter
Omicron Delta Epsilon is an International Economics Society. The following are the objectives of this society: first and foremost is the recognition of scholastic attainment in economics; second is the recognition of outstanding economists at all levels; third is the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty within the college. Qualifications for membership include a scholastic average of "B" or better, overall and within coursework in economics. Students must have a genuine interest in economics, demonstrated by either a major or minor in economics.
Sigma Beta Delta - Saint Anselm College Chapter
Sigma Beta Delta is an International Honor Society for students in business, management, and marketing. The mission of Sigma Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management and administration, and to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvements and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. To be eligible for the society a student must be in the top 20% of the graduating class and major in Accounting, Business, International Business or Finance.
The Bloomberg Trading Room
Receive up-to-the-minute information on the world financial markets in a real-world trading environment as you utilize our Bloomberg terminal in the trading room. A state-of-the-art system, housed within the Economics and Business Department, the Bloomberg Trading Room offers our students a competitive advantage in the classroom, and on the job by exposing you to a trading environment meant to simulate a stock broker's trading floor.
Internships, Careers, and Graduate Schools
The purpose of the internship program is to provide the student with the opportunity to experience a practical work environment related to his/her academic career interests. All economics and business internships are administered through the Career Development Office.
There are a wide variety of career paths that can be taken by students graduating with a degree in economics and business. All students study a core curriculum within the major, providing a strong cornerstone upon which to build your studies within your selected major. Combining your coursework with networking opportunities through business partnerships and Saint Anselm alumni, you will be well prepared to seek out jobs spanning the business world.
In recent years, Saint Anselm graduates have been accepted at some of the best graduate schools in the United States and have been awarded scholarships, teaching assistantships, and research positions. The Office of Academic Advisement is available to assist your pursuit of graduate studies.