Barney School of Business


A background in finance opens up countless opportunities in the world of business.

About the Major

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The finance major gives you a foundation in corporate finance, investments, portfolio management, and international finance. And, pursue your interests in more specialized areas such as entrepreneurial finance, money and banking, portfolio management, and real estate finance.

Degree Requirements

The program combines core classes, specialized courses, electives, and an internship. You will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Course Catalog

Featured Core Classes

  • World of Business
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Exploring and Planning Career Options

Specialized Finance Classes

  • Intermediate Finance
  • Investment Analysis
  • Portfolio Management
  • International Finance

Additional Requirements

  • Internship in Finance
  • Two Electives in Finance

Career Outlook

A solid base in economics and finance is a valuable background for any business professional. Specific careers in finance include governmental or business consulting, stock and bond market trading, banking, or international business. Finance also provide a strong foundation toward graduate work in economics, business, public administration, law, and international trade.


Applications for admission are considered on a "rolling basis." We look forward to welcoming you to Barney!

Emily Barbara

2017, Finance

Emily Barbara interned at BWG Strategy as a student. She managed the planning and execution of logistics and operations for the in-person Business Development events attended by industry executives in major cities across the United States.

The Barney School of Business has provided me with a career-ready focus from day one which made the transition from the classroom to the real world a lot easier. Barney has helped me become more confident in myself and my ability to excel in the workplace.

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