1. Economics(International Economics and Trade)(open for International students，undergraduate , four-year program)
This major aims to train high-quality and application-oriented professionals who can master the basic theory , knowledge and skills of international economy and trade , understand the current situation of development of international and national economy and Trade , comprehend the laws and regulations in world’s trade , as well as be capable of analyzing the present condition of international trade and solving the actual problems.
Microeconomics, Statistics (Business Administration and Economics), Accounting , Macroeconomics, China’s Economic Transition and Development, Management, Finance, International Trade, International Trade Practice, Quantitative Research Method，International Business Law, China’s Economic Law, International Marketing, International Service Trade ,etc.
The choices of graduates in Economics (International Economics and Trade) are various. They can take up jobs of foreign trade management in the government departments of foreign trade and economic management; apply for positions of foreign business, international marketing and international market expansion in foreign trade enterprises, open career doors of economy and trade marketing and operational management in government departments, comprehensive departments of national economy, commercial departments, foreign-related enterprises, joint ventures, large industrial and commercial trade companies or enterprises; be engaged in some secondary jobs like international market investigation, planning, foreign-related disputes in foreign-related enterprises.
With the intensification of economic globalization and the gradual implementing of open economy strategy of “one belt, one road”, Chinese companies will take a further step of “going globle” strategy. The need of international foreign economy and trade talents will further increase in foreign-related government departments and enterprises. They are supposed to know international convention, be proficient in foreign language and international trade regulations and master the knowledge and skills of trade negotiation. Therefore this major welcome students from both home and abroad, and leads them to be professional and comprehensive foreign economy and trade talents so as to meet the international market demand under the new situation .
2. Financial Engineering (undergraduate , four-year program，open for International students )
Objectives: The purpose of this program is to train high-level application-oriented professionals in financial engineering with international perspectives and innovative spirits based on the compound knowledge, who can grasp fundamental theories and knowledge of finance and financial engineering, skills of securities analysis and financing operation; who should have comprehensive knowledge of economics, management, law and finance, and have strong awareness of the market, competition and innovation; who can analyze, research and solve financial problems according to financial quantitative methods; who can develop, design and combine new financial instruments and transactions, and be competent for the jobs in financial risk management, investment and cash management, corporate finance and financial products pricing, etc.
Main courses: Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics，Principles of Finance，Principles of Accounting, Securities Investment，Principles of Management, Financial Markets, Investment, Statistics for Business and Economics, Linear Algebra, Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, Quantitative Research Method, Financial Mathematics, International Finance, Financial Engineering, Designing and Pricing of Financial Derivatives, Financial Risk Management, Analysis of Financial Time Series.
Career Options and Develepment Trends:With the good employment prospect, graduates enjoy career in banking, securities and futures companies, insurance companies, venture capital companies, leasing companies, small loan companies and related financial sectors.
As a financial engineer, you can associate yourself as an employee of any reputed financial institution or setup your own consultancy, or do both. Career opportunities in research, academic and industrial sectors may also be available to someone with this title. Companies often employ people with advanced degree in Financial Engineering and the financial engineers, who are the specialists making use of mathematical formulas, programming and engineering methods in financial theories, and analyses market trends to build data-backed financial models, work as investment managers, bankers or traders using their financial engineering background to improve the quality of existing investment products. Most of the financial engineers work in the field of financial risk management and as financial analyst. With the knowledge of computer simulations and market trends, the engineer helps to develop profitable investment plans for individuals and companies. Education, knowledge, and experience in areas such as capital markets, financial technology, and computational finance allow many qualified financial engineers career opportunities in top financial services companies.
At the same time, in the last decade, governments and financial institutions have started to actively hire financial engineers for advising or consulting governments (local, state or central) with market economies.