Degree or Program Details

Finance and Risk Management Major

The finance and risk management major provides students with basic competency in the functional areas of finance and risk management. The program provides students with an educational foundation that is needed to prepare for professional exams and national licenses in financial analysis, insurance, banking, risk management and other financial areas. This major combines the applications of analytical skills to the problems facing financial managers, financial institutions, individual investors while developing an understanding of the risks and rewards of the world’s financial markets. This program leads to careers in business, deposit and commercial banking, investment banking, securities markets, insurance, risk management, financial planning and entrepreneurship.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 128

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Business Core 32

Finance Core 16

Concentration 16
Choose one concentration from the following: 
Corporate Finance and Investments 16
ACT/FIN Electives 300 Level or Higher*  12
Risk Management and Insurance 16

Other Required Courses 24
     SO 113 Social Problems (4 cr.) [IV]

Electives  10
    Must be outside the College of Business 

*Courses will be chosen with the consent of the adviser.

This major does not require a minor.