The study of finance focuses on the management of money for companies, organizations, or the government.

For this major you’ll take lots of finance classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in finance.

Sample Courses

Finance Courses:

  • Investment Theory
  • Financial Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Personal Financial Management
  • Financial Modeling
  • Commercial Banking
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Risk Management
  • Real Estate Principles
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Accounting

Core Business Courses:

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting I
  • Intro to Information Systems
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Science and Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Law

General Curriculum Requirements:

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology