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 Degree120
- General Education30-40
- Business Core*32
- Financial Core16
- Choose one concentration from the following:
- Corporate Finance and Investments16
- ACT/FIN Electives 300 Level or Higher**12
- Risk Management and Insurance16
- Other Required Courses24
*Note: Courses in business core cannot be double counted toward another major or minor.
**Courses will be chosen with the consent of the adviser.
This major does not require a minor.