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Where Are You Going? We hope your answer is "to the AACSB-accredited School of Economics and Business at SUNY Oneonta." The School of Economics and Business traces its beginning to 1970 as an Economics Department that began to offer a business program. Three academic majors are offered: Business Economics, Professional Accounting, and Economics. The Professional Accounting major is a 150-hour program registered with the New York State Education Department as meeting CPA curriculum requirements. Today the School houses two academic departments: the Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting and the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems.

The School of Economics and Business is recognized for the excellence of its undergraduate business, accounting, and economics programs among those offered by public and private four-year comprehensive colleges in New York State and the region. Many of the most successful alumni of SUNY Oneonta graduated with a major from the School of Business and Economics. From corporate executives to accounting practitioners to economic forecasters to not-for-profit managers to academicians and even an astronaut (Ronald Garan), they attest to the caliber of their academic preparation and provide a conduit to current students for internships and career placement.

Get to where you want to go by choosing programs designed for students to acquire the general knowledge that will prepare them for positions in the fields of business, economics, or accounting, or for graduate study. Become part of the learning environment of small classes, accessible faculty, teamwork, and simulations in technology-enhanced classrooms. The School faculty is highly qualified and ready to apply its blend of academic credentials and professional background to a transformational college experience. Get started by perusing this website or contacting the School of Economics and Business.

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  • Philip Sirianni Presents at Two Conferences
    Wed, 20 Aug 2014
    Dr. Philip Sirianni (Economics, Finance, and Accounting) gave presentations at two conferences in June 2014. First, he was selected to give a breakfast plenary session titled “Connecting Teaching, Research, and Campus Operations in Sustainability: Projects and Initiatives” at the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Sustainability Conference in Atlanta. In the talk, Dr. [...]

  • Qun Wu has Paper Published as Lead Article
    Tue, 12 Aug 2014
    Dr. Qun Wu, Assistant Professor of Finance in the department of Economics, Finance & Accounting, has his paper “Corporate payout policy in dual-class firms” (co-authored with Mark Liu and Bradford Jordan) published as a lead article in the Journal of Corporate Finance, 2014 Vol .26. In the field of finance, being selected as a lead article in [...]

  • SEB Teaching and Research Committee Review MMI Policies
    Mon, 12 May 2014
    The Teaching and Research Committee in the School of Economics and Business reviewed new and revised policies approved by the faculty in the Department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems. The new and revised policies concern quality of research and external review for the research program of a faculty member who requests continuing appointment and/or [...]

  • Eight SEB Students Awarded the College’s “Best & Brightest” Distinction
    Thu, 08 May 2014
    A reception was held on Tuesday, April 27th in the Hunt Union Ballroom to recognize the winners of this spring’s Best & Brightest Awards. Eight students from the School of Economics and Business were recognized: Angelica Aldana (Business Economics) Michael Coleman (Economics) Mariel Doyle (Economics and Mathematics) Sarah Longto (Business Economics) Daniel Lounsbury (Professional Accounting) [...]

  • OnMark Students Place in Top 10 at Conference
    Fri, 02 May 2014
    SUNY Oneonta’s chapter for the American Marketing Association (AMA), OnMark, recently traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana for the AMA’s 36th Annual International Collegiate Conference. The conference, held April 10th-12th, was filled with valuable information for members of the club with majors such as fashion merchandising, communications, business economics, economics, music industry, and more. OnMark moved [...]

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