Students interested in the finance industry may choose to pursue a concentration in finance. Career opportunities in finance include analysis, securities and financial services, information systems, and corporate financial management.
In order to complete a finance concentration, students complete 9 elective credits in finance and 1 general elective credit, for a total of 10 elective credits.
Students working towards a finance concentration complete two of the three courses listed below (4 credits total):
- MBUS 660: Investments (2 credits)
- MBUS 662: Advanced Corporate Finance (2 credits)
- MBUS 665: Mergers & Acquisitions (2 credits)
Students also complete 5 credits of finance-related elective coursework. Examples include:
- Intro to Real Estate Investments (1 credit)
- Financial Statement Analysis (1 credit)
- Sustainable Business (1 credit)
- International Finance (1 credit)
- Derivatives (1 credit)
- Business Valuation (1 credit)
- Ethics in Finance (1 credit)
- Advanced Financial Modeling and Data Analytics (1 credit)
- Decision Making for Manager (1 credit)
- The Mortgage Crisis of 2008 - Causes, Solutions, and Impact (1 credit)
- Intro to Personal Investing (1 credit)
- Finance Internship (1-3 credits)
*Two Current Issues in Finance courses are offered per semester, each addressing a different topic.