Finance (BS)

About the Finance Concentration 

The Bachelor of Science in Management degree, with a concentration in Finance, is designed to focus on finance theory and practice. Throughout the program, students will gain the necessary skills to identify, measure, analyze, communicate, and interpret financial information. The field of finance offers a variety of career choices that include, but are not limited to: positions in investment accounting, financial analysis, corporate finance, portfolio management, and risk management

Program Requirements

Learning Outcomes
In addition to the learning outcomes in the Bachelor of Science in Management, students within the Finance concentration will also achieve the following concentration-specific learning objectives:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of financial theories within the primary areas of finance 
  • Demonstrate the ability to organize, analyze and interpret quantitative and financial data
  • Display the ability to apply financial information to recommend and justify solutions to financial problems
  • Understand the effect of global influences on the financial decision making process
Finance Career Track
Graduates with a finance concentration can obtain positions in financial services and banking. The Finance concentration also prepares graduates for jobs in other settings, including: corporate positions such as support analyst, cash analyst, financial analyst, credit analyst, risk analyst or treasury manager; government positions including budget analyst and collateral analyst; non-profit positions such as financial analyst, director of finance and program manager. In addition, graduates may pursue post-graduate financial securities licenses for securities sales and certification as a financial analyst as well as advanced degrees in finance which offer opportunities in academia such as vice president of finance and administration and finance professor.

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Program Snapshot

Credits: 120
Learning Format: On Campus
Semester Length: 15 weeks
Typical Time to Completion: 
4 years