Wall Street and Main Street: New York City | Faculty-led Program
The most recent Wall Street and Main Street: New York City faculty-led program was set to take place in March 2021 but was cancelled due to COVID-19.
This faculty-led program may be offered again in March 2023 or March 2024.
The Wall Street and Main Street faculty-led program is intended to provide College of Business students with the opportunity to visualize, experience, and discuss the topics/materials they study in order to gain greater understanding. During the time in New York City, students will visit different financial institutions, corporations, and other financially or culturally related locations and complete related assignments. Major topics covered will include, but are not limited to,
-Monetary policy and its influence over the whole economy (Fed visit)
-Securities trading, and how efficient market helps promote the effective allocation of capital (Wall street tour)
-Basic Functions of financial institutions, and money management industry (Wall street tour)
-Basics of financial management (local business visits if available)
-Culture, history of New York City, and its influence
Students can expect to walk up to a few miles per day. Variable weather (including snow) may compromise their physical performance. Students will be advised to hydrate and bring enough clothes in cases of bad/cold weather.
9-11 days in March over WSU's spring break
New York City, New York
- Business majors and minors, especially finance majors and minors.
- College of Science and Engineering majors and minors, especially data science, math, and statistics majors.
- For College of Business majors and minors: Admission to the College of Business.
- For College of Science and Engineering majors and minors: Admission to the College of Science and Engineering
- Prerequisites for all other majors and minors: junior standing and instructor’s permission
- The typical cost range for this program is between $4,000 - $5,000 depending on enrollment min/max.
- The program cost includes: WSU tuition and fees for 3 credit FIN 311 course, roundtrip airfare, transportation throughout the duration of the program, most meals, all lodging, admission & event fees for group educational activities, and the Study Abroad administrative fee.
- The $500 confirmation deposit required as part of the program application is applied toward the final program cost.
Dr. Yuqian Wang (email@example.com)
STUDY ABROAD CONTACT INFORMATION
Kathy Jicinsky, Assistant Director of Study Abroad for Faculty-led Programs