As of fall 2017, the finance concentration is no longer admitting new students. Students who are expected to graduate in spring 2019 or later may choose between two new finance concentrations: corporate finance and investments, and financial planning. Those graduating in fall 2017, spring 2018 or fall 2018 will graduate from the former finance concentration.
Finance concentrates enjoy many diverse opportunities in corporate and government institutions. Financial managers must be able to convey information to all functions of the firm. The field of finance includes positions of financial management including financial analysts, cash management, credit management, as well as entrepreneurial areas such as financial planning and consulting. The growing field of investment and financial services offers positions from brokers and traders and portfolio and money managers to certified financial planners and chartered financial analysts. The finance profession is challenging, dynamic, and rewarding. The successful student will develop and apply analytical and communicative skills needed in today’s business environment.
In addition to satisfying the college’s general education requirements and the cognate and core requirements for the major in business administration, students concentrating in Finance must complete at least six courses in Finance.