Finance Major

Finance is at the core of business decision-making. Companies need cash flow to pay employees’ salaries, distribute dividends and reinvest in product innovation. Understanding how investments turn into revenue is an essential skill businesses need to succeed. Managers with finance skills can better understand their team’s impact on the overall company and make well-informed decisions.
Finance career opportunities vary, with an array of specialties to choose from. Students can pursue careers in commercial banking, investment banking, financial planning, insurance, real estate, or venture capital.

With exposure to the foundations of accounting and economics, Bachelor of Science in Finance students apply the theoretical frameworks to engage in financial analysis and decision-making through financial planning, budgeting, investing, and problem-solving.

Degree Outcomes

Students will understand how an investment turns into revenue.

Students learn how to take quantitative data and use it to solve problems.

Students will develop financial literacy and learn how to apply it.

Example Courses

  • FIN 2003: Introduction to Investments
    This course is an introduction to different investment categories and investment decision-making techniques. The academic review includes fixed-rate investments, variable-rate investments, fixed assets investments, decision-making techniques such as Internal Rate of Return, and decision criteria for corporate and personal investments.
  • FIN 4013: Risk Management
    This course focuses on risk management and hedge funds to protect investments. The academic review includes risk definition, valuation of risk alternatives, hedge funds, value at risk (VaR), expected shortfall (ES), external credit ratings, Basel II methodology, and expected and unexpected losses.
  • FIN 4123: Portfolio Management
    This course is intended as the capstone course designed to culminate the student's Finance studies. The assessment will comprise a thorough corporate investment analysis, and the academic review includes variable investment portfolio setup, stocks, bonds, private investment, and investment distribution. 
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