Department of Finance, Economics, and International Business

The Department of Finance, Economics, and International Business offers three undergraduate majors that prepare students to work in banking, insurance, government, and industry. Studies are specifically designed for students who are interested in understanding the workings of financial markets, such as the stock market, the financing of companies. economic theory, and international finance.

Dr. Shaorong Zhang, Department Chair

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Economics
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Business
  • Minor in Finance
  • Minor in Economics
  • Minor in International Business

Meet Our Faculty

The Department of Finance, Economics, and International Business has award-winning faculty with diverse backgrounds and teaching interests. These faculty are experts in management, having connections and ties to organizations and companies that enhance their teaching and research.   Our faculty are committed to an emphasis on teaching and interaction with students. They also engage in impactful scholarship that extends the boundaries of practice and theory.

Accredited, Ranked, and Endorsed

The Marshall University Lewis College of Business is accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. It is one of only 190 schools to have this dual accreditation. What this means is that it provides students a high-level standard of quality education and learning.

Further evidence of the outstanding education you will receive at the Lewis College of Business, both the Economics and International Business programs have been nationally ranked.

  • #9 Among the 50 Best Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Economics for 2018, Best College Reviews
  • #31 among the Top BBA in International Business programs,

Advisory Board

The department has an Advisory Board of elite business professionals who are dedicated to the students and the program.

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Phone: 304-696-2314

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