Undergraduate Program in Finance
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance requires 120 s.h., including course work for the major which totals 20 s.h. The program provides a balance of theory, applications, and financial information technology that facilitates students’ transition from classroom to workplace. Through fundamental finance principles and state-of-the-art financial market information technologies, students develop analytical abilities to interpret financial market data, implement the latest trading and investment strategies, and make effective managerial decisions in national as well as international settings.
The program stresses learning by doing, partnership with industry, and internships with the goal of enhancing students’ career development. Students receive a balanced education consistent with the globalization of business and the explosion in financial markets and information technology.
Careers for students majoring in finance include corporate treasury operations, cash management, mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, sales and security trading, security analysis, commercial banking and financial services, credit analysis, mortgage lending, financial planning, consulting, public administration, and venture capital.