Major in Finance

Our Major in Finance has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.

An average of B- between COMM 2202 (Finance I) and COMM 2203 (Finance II) is required in order to major in Finance. 

In addition to the core courses, students must complete the following three courses:

Plus five of:

- * Maximum two electives from Non-Finance courses
-    ECON courses satisfy "electives" (not COMM/MGMT electives)

Career options for Finance majors

A major in finance can lead to a multitude of careers paths that are both satisfying and lucrative. Below are some fields you may consider.

  • commercial banking
  • corporate finance
  • financial planning
  • insurance
  • investment banking 
  • money management
  • financial analyst
  • real estate