Majors, Minors, & Certificates

Real World Economics

Why did banks fail in the Great Recession of 2008? How does who you are matter for what you get paid? Does college pay? This concentration explores headlining economic debates and helps students refine their opinions on sensitive and important real world issues using economic thinking and data.

Note: A concentration can be used in different ways depending on a student’s major. Students in the business major pair two concentrations from different disciplines. The concentrations are also available to students in other majors.

The critical thinking skills that students acquire in these classes are applicable to careers in public policy, not-for-profit and international development, banking and finance, education, and communications. It is also preparation for further graduate training in a variety of disciplines such as economics, law, management, marketing, finance, public policy, and public health.

Business Major

Siena's business major provides both a strong overview of business subjects and an opportunity to dive deeper into two areas of interest through its concentrations.