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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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  • Business Advisory Council Members on Campus for December Meeting
    Fri, 16 Jan 2015
    Members of the Business Advisory Council were on campus for a day-long meeting with Dean Yen, College representatives, SEB faculty and students on December 6, 2014. Topics discussed at the meeting included business education and its impacts, challenges, and alternatives to liberal arts education; innovative strategies and course design in entrepreneurship education; opportunities and strategies [...]

  • SAC Publishes Fall Newsletter
    Thu, 04 Dec 2014
    The Student Advisory Council of the School of Economics and Business is pleased to announce the publication of its Fall 2014 Student Newsletter! Click here to view the latest issue.

  • Dr. Bauer Elected to Executive Committee of IAES
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014
    Dr. Paul W. Bauer, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the International Atlantic Economic Society. Founded in 1973, the IAES promotes the dissemination of economic and financial research within the international community through its two refereed publications and two conferences a year.

  • Faculty, Student Present at NYSEA Conference
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014
    Several faculty members from the School of Economics and Business presented results of their research at the New York State Economics Association Conference, held at Siena College in October. Paul Bauer, “Which is the Drag on U.S. States Per Capita Incomes: Topicality or Lack of Civil Rights?” Michael McAvoy, “The Reserve and Labor Exploitation at [...]

  • 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 [...]

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