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Business Concentrations: Finance


What is Finance?

Finance is the study of how companies obtain funds needed for future growth and how people invest funds for future consumption. It includes business finance and personal finance. Finance deals with the concepts of time, cash flows, and risk and how they are interrelated. It also deals with how money is spent and budgeted.

Is Finance right for me?

People who study Finance need to have an analytical mind and enjoy working with accounting and basic mathematics.

Where can I work with a concentration in Finance?

People who graduate with a concentration in Finance often work in the fields of:

  • Commercial banking
  • Corporate finance and Treasury
  • Financial planning and wealth managment
  • Funds management
  • Insurance
  • Investment banking
  • Cash managment
  • Private Equity
  • Real estate finance

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Want more information?

Contact Professor Van Drunen for more information on the concentration or careers in Finance.

Business requirements

See the course requirements for the business major and this area of concentration.