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Economics and Finance


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Economics and Finance

West Chester University of Pennsylvania 
Department of Economics and Finance 
College of Business and Public Management 
Fourth Floor 
Business and Public Management Center 
50 Sharpless Street 
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-3331

Name: Dr. Orhan Kara
Position: Department Chair 

Name: Lisa Harrington 
Position: Department Secretary

Greetings from the Economics and Finance Department ChairAACSB Accredited

Welcome to the Economics and Finance homepage at the West Chester University College of Business and Public Management website. The Economics and Finance Department offers two degree programs: B.S. – Economics and B.S. – Finance.

The B.S. in Economics program is designed to instill in students a rational-decision making ability, including quantitative techniques, for allocating scarce resources in society among alternative uses. The B.S. in Finance program focuses on asset prices, investments, financial structure of firms, international finance, and financial markets.

In support of the university mission, the School of Business provides high-quality undergraduate and graduate business education to students from Pennsylvania and the broader region. The school focuses on student learning and the development of skills that prepare them for the demands of the global business environment. The school strives to be a critical component of the economic fabric of the region through efforts that connect the school with the local and regional community. Given its emphasis on quality teaching, the school encourages faculty to engage in scholarly activities related to their field of expertise, teaching and community issues.

I invite you to explore other sections of our website as well as the WCU Undergraduate Catalog. If you require additional information about our programs, feel free to call the Economics and Finance Department at 610-436-3331.

There are daily campus tours that are arranged to acquaint visitors, prospective students and/or their parents with the general state of affairs at West Chester University. Please call 1-877-315-2165 or 610-436-3331 to make a reservation.

Best regards,
Dr. Orhan Kara

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