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Finance is the study of the creation and management of wealth. Our program prepares students for positions in the financial and non-financial enterprises by teaching students how to evaluate and control risk. The curriculum is modeled on the interrelationships among the functional areas of business as they occur in the real world. Finance majors find job opportunities with a variety of companies, both domestic and abroad.

Finance is the study of the creation and management of wealth. A finance major learns how to evaluate and control risk. The finance program prepares students for a variety of positions in financial and non-financial enterprises. Career opportunities exist in commercial banking and financial institutions and in the regulatory agencies that oversee them. Additional opportunities exist in corporate finance including positions in financial analysis, cash management, and credit management. Investment-oriented students can explore opportunities in brokerage, bank trust and institution portfolio management. People with degrees in finance have careers as commercial bankers, investment bankers, loan officers, financial analysts, insurance underwriters, stockbrokers, institutional portfolio managers, credit managers, insurance and risk managers, and financial planners.

Elizabeth Blemings

Elizabeth Blemings

From leading and founding clubs to interning to managing investment funds, this double-major senior in Finance and Economics does it all. Elizabeth Blemings bleeds gold and blue and represents what the John Chambers College of Business and Economics is all about.