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Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration (BSBA), University of Colorado Denver Business School, CU Denver

Business School, University of Colorado Denver
 

Bachelor of Science: Financial Management


​Financial Management Careers

A career in finance requires analytical skills, a quantitative orientation, a knack for problem solving, computer literacy, and an international awareness.

Positions in financial management cover a wide range from financial analyst, to cash manager, risk manager, insurance manager, treasurer, or chief financial officer.  

This curriculum is particularly well suited for career opportunities such as corporate financial management, and business positions that combine finance and accounting.


There are over 650,000 financial management jobs in the US in almost every industry.


30% of these jobs are in the financial services industry, including banks, finance companies, insurance companies, securities dealers and real estate firms.

Both Finance and Accounting

Your courses emphasize both finance and accounting which gives you the background necessary to succeed. You gain knowledge of

  • Corporate financial management
  • Financial institutions and markets
  • Investments
  • Financial and managerial accounting
  • Information technology

You get a strong background that facilitates work toward professional designations such as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) that is the key to a career in the investment industry, or Certified Treasury Professional enhances a career in cash management.

Financial Management Emphasis

There are three parts to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Financial Management emphasis

The courses for the Financial Management emphasis may include

  • Management of Business Capital
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Investment and Portfolio Analysis
  • Corporate Financial Decisions
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Accounting Systems and Data Processing
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • Auditing

​Optional Specialization in Information Systems

You may add an optional specialization in Information Systems. To learn more, please contact an advisor.


For more information, contact advising at undergrad.business@ucdenver.edu​ or call 303-315-8100


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