Accounting, Business and Economics (ABE) Areas of Study
What Can You Do With a POE in Accounting, Business, and Economics?
The ABE Department offers five designated POEs
Accounting - Every organization that collects and spends money needs accountants. Accounting
graduates receive job offers early and are employed by the “Big Four” and other large
accounting firms, government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations.
Business Information Technology - Organizations need to be able to effectively use information technology (IT) to
achieve goals and objectives. Business IT students learn the necessary IT skills and
quantitative business skills, which are useful in developing and implementing business-related
Economics - Economics encompasses every aspect of an organization from supply and demand to
movements in interest rates. Economic graduates are equipped with the skills of understanding
how to adjust to changing economic conditions which is essential for every business.
Entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurial students learn how to create organizations. Entrepreneurial graduates
are equipped with the skills that every new venture needs, from accounting to management
Finance - Every organization needs a financial manager to decide what investments should
be made and how these funds should be obtained. Finance graduates have an adept and
keen sense of market trends, general accounting, and management skills.
Human Resource Management - An organization’s most important asset is their people. Human resource mangers
are needed to effectively managing these valuable human assets providing the organization
with a priceless competitive advantage.
International Business - Organizations are becoming more multinational in the globalizing economy. International
Business graduates who are well-versed in a language, international affairs, and basic
business theory are becoming more and more important.
Management - Every organization that has employees needs management. Mangers are needed at each
level of every corporation, firm, government agency, and nonprofit organization.
Marketing - Every organization that sells a product or service needs a marketing department.
Marketers perform a variety of functions including advertising, pricing and advising
on new business ventures.
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics - Economics encompasses every aspect of an organization from supply and demand to
movements in interest rates. Philosophy, Politics & Economics graduates have coupled
the priceless business knowledge with the world of logic, ethics and current affairs.