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DJ Roberts

DJ Roberts '12

Kingston, Jamaica; management major; selected for the North Eastern Athletics Conference all-conference and all-regional teams for soccer. "When I first got to Wells, I was shy and quiet. But my soccer teammates really brought me out and became like my family. Now, I meet new people all the time, and relationships grow from there."

Economics and Management

A Wells student majoring in economics and management is introduced to the fundamental mechanisms of how an economy works.

Individual and business decision-making is presented in a domestic and international context. The student may focus studies on either economics or management, although the two concentrations share some common course work. Students who choose either concentration may, if they wish, emphasize quantitative methods by taking a minor in mathematics or computer science. 

Concentrations

Economics

Understanding the structure and function of economic systems  
allows for intelligent assessment for their strengths and weaknesses. Utilizing  
theoretical and functional approaches, students begin to understand the problems  
and policies for each. 

Management

Being an effective and appropriate manager takes more than  
intuition. Students will learn concepts and techniques needed to make  
appropriate administrative decisions and the economic and organizational  
contexts in which management decisions are made. 

Internships

The following is a sample of internships in the economics and management area held by Wells students in recent years:

  • The Bank of New York, New York, NY 

  • Constellation Brands, Canandaigua, NY 

  • LiquidFIRE Productions, San Francisco, CA 

  • Finger Lakes Boating Museum, Penn Yan, NY  


Additional Program Options

Check out our 3/2 B.A./M.B.A. and 4+1 B.A./M.B.A. Programs

Co-curricular Activities

Majors are encouraged to participate in the Wells Corporate Affiliates program— 
an innovative partnership between business and higher education. Students hold upper-level internships in top corporations; learn investment strategies with a student-managed financial portfolio currently valued at over $350,000, and benefit from the knowledge of corporate guest lectures.  

 
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