Department of Finance and Economics

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The Department of Finance and Economics offers three degrees that provide the foundation you need to prepare for a career in finance, securities, real estate, law, and beyond, including a BA with a major in economics, a BBA with a major in finance or economics, and a minor in international business. Extend your classroom learning in our state-of-the-art T. Paul Bulmahn Research and Trading Lab, and join of our four student organizations, such as our 2018 Future of Energy Challenge-winning Net Impact Team, for even more opportunities for real-world applications of the skills you need to become a leader in finance and economics here in Central Texas or around the world.

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Programs that fit your goals

At McCoy College you’ll be challenged academically, but we don’t learn in a vacuum. We believe in connecting what you learn here to the world beyond college. You'll gain experience and knowledge to apply classroom discoveries to meet real-world challenges.

Recent News

SMIF team wins 2nd place in the Fixed Income division at Quinnipiac University in Global Asset Management Education (GAME) forum, March 24-25, 2022.

March 24

CFA Trophy

CFA team recently competed in Southwest US Research Challenge and won the first place trophy. Mentored by Dr. Janet Payne. 

March 1

The Department of Finance and Economics wants to send out a big congratulations to our Texas State University SMIF team, mentored by Dr.Toles. They recently competed in the Global Asset Management Education (GAME) competition and walked away with the 1st place trophy in the Fixed Income Division. 

April 14

Upcoming Events

Location:
McCoy Hall 1st Floor
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Terrance McClain
tjm80@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
McCoy Student Success Center
Celebrate Juneteenth! We will have free food, movies, and games to relax between summer courses. Bring a friend and come hungry.

Freedom Fest:
  • Free food
  • Bounce House: Hoverball — This attraction will be an opportunity to promote the McCoy College Student Success Center, promote the event and celebration, and learn about upcoming events. The event will engage both current and incoming students.

Location:
McCoy Hall 110; 110
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr. Terrance McClain
tjm80@txstate.edu
Campus Sponsor:
McCoy Student Success Center
Are you in need of a job but don’t know where you want to be in your career? Stop by the McCoy College Student Success Center and meet Blacklock Partners to learn about some cool job opportunities.

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