Finance and Banking

Whether you intend to be a finance specialist or part of management, financial markets and corporate finance are integral parts of understanding the world of business. Our curriculum provides an understanding of the decision-making process in organizations and an understanding of how financial markets work.

An emphasis in finance prepares you for careers in commercial banking, corporate finance, financial planning, real estate, insurance, investment banking, or money management. Learn how to analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions.  

Typical Finance Careers

Appraiser, budget analyst, commodity trader, controller, financial planner, investment banker, portfolio analyst, audit manager, bank manager, chief executive officer, chief financial officer, commodity trader, consumer banker

Sample Course Sequence for BS BA with an Emphasis in Finance

 

Freshman Year
1st Semester 2nd Semester
Math 1100 3 Math 1300 3
State Requirement 3 Econ 1014 3
Humanity 3 English 1000 3
Science 5 Humanity (2000 Level) 3
Mgmt 1010 1 Elective 3
  15   15

 


 

Sophomore Year
3rd Semester 4th Semester
Math 1320/1400 3 Accy 2037 3
Econ 1015 3 Stat 2500 3
Humanity (WI) 3 Science 4
Accy 2036 3 Econ 3229 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
  15   16

 


 

Junior Year
5th Semester 6th Semester
Mgmt 3000 3 Fin 4010 3
Fin 3000 3 Fin 4020 3
BA 3500 3 Accy 4356 3
Mgmt 3540 3 Emphasis Support (WI) 3
Stat 3500 3 Mktg 3000 3
  15   15

 


 

Senior Year
7th Semester 8th Semester
BA 4500 Internship 3 Additional Finance Elective 3
Econ 4351 3 Emphasis Support 3
Mgmt 4010 3 Mgmt4970 3
Additional Finance Elective 3 Additional Finance Elective 3
Accy 2258 3 Elective 3
  15   15