Barney School of Business
A background in finance opens up countless opportunities in the world of business.
About the Major
The finance major gives you a foundation in corporate finance, investments, portfolio management, and international finance. You can also pursue your interests in more specialized areas such as entrepreneurial finance, money and banking, portfolio management, and real estate finance.
The program combines core classes, specialized courses, electives, and an internship. You will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
- World of Business
- Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Business
- Financial Accounting
- Management and Organizational Behavior
- Exploring and Planning Career Options
- Intermediate Finance
- Investment Analysis
- Portfolio Management
- International Finance
- Internship in Finance
- Two Electives in Finance
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.
Kelsie Facey '23, Finance & Accounting
Finance Leadership Development Program, Travelers,
Kelsie’s Barney experience was heightened by the career ready focus and professional development she experienced. She completed an internship during her undergraduate experience and says that “the required classes in Barney helped me to prepare for this opportunity and also various networking opportunities have strengthened my skills as a professional.” Learn more.
The required accounting and finance classes have improved my business and financial acumen which will be very helpful in my career. Also through other core classes, I have learned to interact with other tools that are important in the business environment.