SUNY Oneonta's School of Economics and Business traces its beginning to 1970 as an economics department that began to offer a business program. Today, the two academic departments the school houses are the department of economics, finance, and accounting; and the department of management,marketing, and information systems. The three academic majors offered by the school are business economics, professional accounting, and economics. The professional accounting major is a 150-semester hour program registered with the New York State Education Department as meeting CPA curriculum requirements. Many of the college's most successful alumni graduated with a major from the School of Business and Economics. From corporate executives to accounting practitioners to economic forecasters to nonprofit managers to academicians and more, they attest to the caliber of their academic preparation and provide a conduit to current students for internships and career placement. Become part of the learning environment of small classes, accessible faculty, teamwork, and simulations in technology-enhanced classrooms. The school faculty is highly qualified and ready to apply its blend of academic credentials and professional background to a transformational college experience.