Economics - BA Mission Statement The mission of the Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree program is to provide the theoretical and analytical framework to undergraduate students to understand and evaluate decision making by economic agents in a domestic and global setting, using statistical tools. Economics - BA Goals Use an analytical framework to understand decision making by economic agents Understand the linkages between the domestic economy and the global economy Understand and use basic statistical tools to carry out economic analysis Economics - BA Student Learning Outcomes Analyze and apply the mechanics of demand and supply for individuals, firms, and the market Demonstrate an understanding of key macroeconomic theory and policy Demonstrate an understanding of the effect of government policies on the domestic economy and international trade Use statistical tools to generate descriptive statistics Finance - BS Mission Statement The mission of the Finance program is to provide the students with the knowledge, the analytical and technological skills to effectively manage financial capital in a rapidly changing risky global financial environment. Finance - BS Goals Students will demonstrate an understanding of the financial markets, financial concepts, and decisions made by financial professionals Students will be able to apply risk and return analysis to assess and improve the financial performance of an investment Student will demonstrate quantitative capacity by using financial modeling and programmable software to formulate, analyze and visualize financial market data Finance - BS Student Learning Outcomes Students will be able to identify financial problems, strategies, relevant tools for various financial situations Students will be able to identify and demonstrate basic valuations of financial assets Students will be able to build numerical models for security valuation and validate statistical models for data analysis using software such as Excel, R, Python, or SQL Financial Planning - BS Mission Statement The mission of the Financial Planning Degree Program at William Paterson University is to give students the skills and ethical knowledge to conduct comprehensive financial planning as a registered investment advisor, wealth manager, financial planner, or other professional within the field of financial advice. Financial Planning - BS Goal Our students will be knowledgeable of all the areas related to comprehensive financial planning as well as being knowledgeable about the business environment that advisory firms operate under. Financial Planning - BS Student Learning Outcomes Students are knowledgeable of all the areas included in a comprehensive financial plan Students can recognize the difference between the business model that a firm is operating in given information such as the type of licenses held by employees of the firm Students can identify the services provided by professional organizations, within the field of financial advice, to their members Students can differentiate the compliance requirements imposed by federal government, state government, and other regulating entities Global Business - BS Mission Statement The mission of the Bachelor of Science in the Global Business program is to provide the framework to understand the workings of the global economy and the institutions therein, and the strategies and operations of firms functioning in a global environment. Global Business - BS Goals Students will be knowledgeable about international trade and development theories, and policies Students will be knowledgeable about the working of the international capital markets Students will be knowledgeable about the firms’ international marketing, logistics, and management strategy Global Business - BS Student Learning Outcomes Learning Objective 1: Students will be able to apply international trade theories to real life trade examples and assess the impact of trade policies on economic welfare. Learning Objective 2: Students will be able to apply economic development theories and assess the impact of development policies on economic welfare. Learning Objective 3: Students will be able to analyze the working of the international capital markets. Learning Objective 4: Students will be able to evaluate the marketing strategies of a transnational firm. Learning Objective 5: Students will be able to evaluate the logistics strategies of a transnational firm. Learning Objective 6: Students will be able to evaluate the management strategies of a transnational firm. Finance and Financial Services - MS Mission Statement The Cotsakos College of Business builds upon the diversity of the metropolitan region to prepare students for successful careers in business through our undergraduate and graduate programs. The College's programs incorporate academic excellence, experiential education, and professional enrichment, and are supported by the applied research of its faculty. Finance and Financial Services – MS Goals Students should understand the value of financial applications to add measurable values. Students should understand descriptive, predictive and prescriptive diagnostics and acquire, develop and apply analytical skills to financial decisions and financial planning. Students should learn and develop proficiency in the use of the industry relevant technology tools, software and platforms. Finance and Financial Services – MS Student Learning Outcomes Students will be able to identify financial scenarios, problems, relevant data, regulations and strategies. Students will be able to know values of tools, techniques and strategies for successful financial solutions. Students will be able to use relevant models, tools and strategies to build solutions for a variety of financial situations. Students will be able to understand various financial instruments and measure expected return and risk. Students will be able to effectively use industry trending technologies to analyze situations and perform financial simulations, for example eMoney, R, SAS, MoneyGuidePro, etc.