Students in Finance will complete either the Financial Analysis and Investment Management Concentration or the Financial Planning Concentration.
Finance: Financial Analysis and Investment Management Concentration (General Finance)
The understanding and management of the financial interests of businesses, non-profit organizations, and individual investments is fundamental to the growth and success of the world’s economy. Study in the finance program provides the knowledge and training financial experts need to make and implement decisions regarding managing, investing, and distributing financial resources within businesses and on individual levels.
Finance: Financial Planning Concentration (Personal Financial Planning)
The Financial Planning Concentration provides an approved, practical, and theoretical approach to personal financial planning. Successful completion of the curriculum will satisfy the CFP Board requirements for education and prepare the students to take the CFP Board Examination. The concentration provides students with information and analytical skills in financial planning, insurance, investments, portfolio management, employee and retirement benefits, tax planning, estate planning and a case–based capstone course.