About the Major

Finance majors help corporations sort out the complexities of their investment options and align them with their long-term goals. You will learn how to create and maintain wealth, as well as administer and manage money. You will also study corporate finance, investments, and banking. Every business major will complete a broad base of general business courses. If you are interested in the real estate field, this major provides a track for specialization.

Skills and abilities this major develops include: analysis, critical thinking, marketing, and communication.

Quick Facts

Sample Coursework

  • Banking and financial information
  • Corporate financial strategy 
  • Economics
  • Equity and fixed income investment
  • Financial management
  • Management decisions and financial reporting

Possible Careers

  • Bank officer
  • Financial analyst
  • Insurance agent
  • Sports manager
  • Statistician
  • Venture capitalist*
  • Stock broker*

*These career options require additional training or education.

Where could I work?

  • Better Business Bureau
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • Community Health Network
  • Financial institutions
  • Insurance firms
  • Nonprofit organizations

Enterprise, Policy, and Planning Cluster

This major is part of the Enterprise, Policy, and Planning (EPP) cluster. The EPP cluster is the academic home of University College students pursuing or interested in business; philanthropic studies; public and environmental affairs; sports management; and tourism, conventions, and event management.

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