The economic category implements generalist education and embodies the principle of wide caliber and solid foundation. After one years of basic training, it will be divided into three majors: Finance, International Economy and Trade, and Economics according to the principle of interest and two-way selection.
(1) Finance (including Financial Investment, Smart Banking, and Financial Engineering)
Finance majors cultivate compound financial talents who adhere to the socialist mind, develop morally, intellectually, and physically, master solid basic theories of economy and finance, master practical financial business, have strong data analysis ability and foreign-language application ability, skillfully use modern tools such as statistical programing with latest software and meet the needs of social and economic development and financial services.
The direction of financial investment is to cultivate compound professionals who are familiar with domestic and foreign financial markets and corporate finance practice and can engage in investment and financing management, capital operation, and corporate finance in various financial institutions and companies. Characteristic courses: Securities Investment Analysis, Matlab Financial Calculation, Financial Data Processing, Quantitative Investment, and Corporate Governance.
Smart Bank aims to cultivate compound professionals who are familiar with commercial banking business and risk management regulations, adapt to the professional needs of the deep integration of information technology and business development of banking institutions, and can use big data technology to optimize product design, business process, and risk management.
Financial engineering aims to cultivate interdisciplinary professionals with quantitative analysis and financial modeling skills, who are able to engage in asset management, financial product design, investment strategy development, and financial risk management in securities, funds, banks, and insurance institutions. Featured courses: Financial derivatives Management, Python data analysis, Fixed Income Securities, Behavioral Finance, and Quantitative Investment.
(2) International Economy and Trade (including international Finance and Investment and operation and management of multinational companies)
The Department of International Economy and Trade aims to cultivate complex talents who can engage in foreign economy and trade activities in government management departments and various companies, or engage in professors and research in related education and scientific research. These talents are expected to have relatively strong English communication skills, and have a relatively high level of mathematics and computer operation skill and learn common international commercial rules and practices, strong research analysis skills, and problem-solving skills
International finance and investment: The purpose of this module system is to cultivate applied and complex professionals who can engage in actual business and management at foreign trade companies, international finance and investment companies, multinational corporations, and government agencies. These professionals are expected to understand the development status of international trade and financial investment, familiarize themselves with the laws of international economic rules and practices and China's foreign trade and financial investment policies and regulations. At the same time, give consideration to training outstanding students to apply for postgraduate.
Multinational corporation operation and management: The purpose of this module system is to cultivate application-oriented and compound professionals who can perform foreign economic and trade activities and solve practical problems in foreign trade enterprises, multinational corporations, and government agencies. These professionals are expected to master the basic theories, basic knowledge, and basic functions of international economic trade and multinational investment, learn the rules and practices of passing multinational business management, and understand the characteristics and management policies of China's FDI and OFDI.
The economics profession based on China's national conditions, pay attention to China's economic and social development. Committed to develop economic theory with solid foundation, familiar with modern economic analysis method, using quantitative analysis method and modern technology to social investigation, the research analysis, and practical application ability, such as qualified for government departments, enterprises, and financial institutions engaged in the work of economic management, innovative talents.
Economics majors value the issue of economic and social development in China based on the situation in China. Committed to develop economic theory with solid foundation, familiar with modern economic analysis method, using quantitative analysis method and modern technology to social investigation, the research analysis, and practical application ability, such as qualified for government departments, enterprises, and financial institutions engaged in the work of economic management, innovative talents.
The main courses of this major include Principles of Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Principles of Finance, Principles of Accounting, Principles of International Trade, Public Finance, Theory of Economic Development, Economics of Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, and History of Economic Thought.