Finance majors acquire the knowledge and skills to analyze financial data and use financial concepts to value financial and real assets, and to help individuals and companies make decisions about allocating scarce resources. Students can develop their expertise in a variety of areas including corporate finance, banking, investments, and international finance.
The general requirements for the bachelor of business administration degree, the academic major requirements below, and sufficient electives to meet the minimum of 124 hours must be completed for graduation.
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All business students at Eastern Michigan University are required to take a Business Core that provides basic knowledge in statistics, accounting and finance principles, information systems, law, management, marketing, operations management and business policy.
Finance majors take advanced courses in Financial Theory, Investments, Financial Markets, International Business, Risk Analysis, Banking, Financial Statement Analysis, and Economics. The courses provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to help personal or corporate investors acquire and allocate scarce resources to maximize return over time under conditions of uncertainty and risk. To research and analyze complex information and develop practical financial strategies.
A Finance Major offers a diverse set of opportunities in all types of organizations: for-profit, non-profit, government, etc. Finance majors generally start their careers as Financial Analyst, Budget Analyst, Treasury Analyst, Credit Analyst, Loan Officer, Investment Advisor, Stockbroker, and so on. Over time, Finance Majors hold senior positions such as Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Executive Officer.