You want to succeed in financial management so you need skills in both accounting and finance.
Positions in finance cover a wide range from financial analyst, to cash manager, risk manager, treasurer, or chief financial officer. A career in finance requires analytical skills, a quantitative orientation, a knack for problem solving, computer literacy, and an international awareness.
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
- financial and managerial accounting
- information technology.
The curriculum is particularly well suited for career opportunities such as corporate financial management, and business positions that combine finance and accounting.
You get a strong background that facilitates work toward professional designations such as a Certified 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 degree requirements
In addition to the Core requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, you will take the following courses:
- Management of Business Capital, FNCE3500
- Investment and Portfolio Management, FNCE3700
- Financial Markets and Institutions, FNCE3600
- Corporate Financial Decisions, FNCE4500
- Accounting Systems and Data Processing, ACCT3054
- Intermediate Financial Accounting I, ACCT3220
- Intermediate Cost Accounting, ACCT3320
- It is particularly important to take the required courses in the proper sequence in order to fulfill the prerequisites. For example, refer to the sample degree plan.
- Courses which must be taken as early as possible include MATH1070, DSCI2010, ACCT2200, and FNCE3000 .
- All finance and accounting courses are not offered every semester.
Please see the course catalog for course descriptions.