Finance incorporates business administration courses designed to provide a general understanding of the operations of organizations, preparation for careers in administration in business and in various other kinds of societal organizations, and preparation for graduate study. Finance majors must complete an area of concentration in either Investments or Entrepreneurship.
The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation is the highest distinction in the investment management profession. The CFA Charter is the Gold Standard that equips you not only to enter the profession but also to excel at all stages of your career. It ensures that candidates gain confidence and clarity in navigating ethical issues, are equipped for complex investment decisions, and connect with an exclusive group of outstanding investment professionals. Our degree program is an affiliate of the CFA Institute®, which means we incorporate much of the of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) into our curriculum.
What classes will I take?
Among the classes in the 55-hour major are:
- Financial Planning
- Money and Banking
- Portfolio Management
What kind of jobs can I anticipate after graduation?
- Commercial Loan Officer
- Financial Consultant
- Investment Advisor
What kind of experiences will I have?
STAR Trading Room and the Raven Fund: The Falls School of Business features its own financial stock trading room that serves as a real-time, high-tech laboratory classroom simulating a Wall Street environment. This technology is especially exciting for the Raven Investment Club, a group of students managing a real endowment account for Anderson University. The Raven Fund is valued at around $1.5 million and consistently outperforms the market in return and risk.