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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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  • Dr. Mine Ozer Publishes Research Article
    Fri, 21 Nov 2014
    Dr. Mine Ozer, Associate Professor of Management, published a research article in Journal of Strategy and Management in 2014. The title of the article is “Can Companies Buy Legitimacy? Using Corporate Political Strategies to Offset Negative Corporate Social Responsibility Records”. The purpose of this article is to draw on institutional theory and propose that firms with negative corporate [...]

  • Fed Challenge Team Receives Honorable Mention
    Fri, 21 Nov 2014
    The College Fed Challenge team, led by Dr. David Ring (Economics, Finance, and Accounting), gave their presentation at the New York Fed on November 14 in the semi-final round, and received an honorable mention for the second consecutive year. They will receive an engraved trophy from the Federal Reserve, which will be displayed in the [...]

  • SEB Launches New Summer China Program
    Thu, 20 Nov 2014
    China is the second largest trading partner of the U.S. Numerous U.S. companies invest in China today.  They have established great manufacturing opportunities in China and also sell products and offer services to contribute to China’s economic development. Understanding Chinese markets, culture, and customs will certainly help students’ career development in the future! The SEB [...]

  • Tom Kane ’83 Visits Campus
    Mon, 17 Nov 2014
    Tom Kane ’83, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Constellation Brands, addresses a large crowd of students from the School of Economics and Business during his talk titled “Hiring from an HR perspective.”

  • Students Travel to NYC for Backpacks-to-Briefcases
    Wed, 12 Nov 2014
    James McAteer ’08, of AllianceBernstein, L.P., addresses a group of faculty and students on the Backpacks to Briefcases trip to New York City, sponsored by the School of Economics and Business and the Office of Alumni Engagement.

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