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The finance major prepares business for a wide variety of careers.  Because finance is focused on valuation and decision making, it is applicable to virtually every possible type of organization.

The finance discipline is focused on two primary issues. The first is determining value. The second is making the best decisions with respect to value. Finance majors study these issues in a variety of contexts and industries.

Although the finance function is especially prominent in major corporations, and the investments, banking, real estate, and insurance industries, every organization and industry includes a finance function.

Student Perspectives

A Student Perspective on the Finance Major and Career Preparation

Finance and business law major Blake Hawthorne discusses the career opportunities he looks forward to after graduation.

Real-World Learnings

Finance Students Gain Hands-On Experience with the Student Managed Investment Fund

Alexa Coyle discusses the School’s Student Managed Investment Fund, which provides undergraduate finance students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in running a real investment fund with real money.

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