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Wittenberg's program in finance prepares students to graduate with strong skills and experiences in accounting, statistics, research methods and management.

What Can Students Do With A Career In Finance?

Studying finance is critical to all business majors. Decisions across organizational functions utilize financial principles such as cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and resource allocation. Students also make personal financial decisions throughout their lives regarding loans and investments.

Common Finance-Related Job Titles

  • Banking
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Planner
  • Insurance
  • International Finance
  • Investment Banking
  • Mutual Fund Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager

Places Where Recent Wittenberg Finance Graduates Are Working

  • Express
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nationwide
  • Pepsi
  • Speedway

Finance Major Requirements

  • ACCT 225M: Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACCT 226: Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • BUSN 210Q: Business Statistics (4 credits)
  • BUSN 212: Business Research Methods (4 credits)
  • BUSN 330: Financial Management (4 credits)
  • BUSN 340: Marketing Management (4 credits)
  • BUSN 365S: Managing Effective Organizations (4 credits)
  • BUSN 430 Investment Analysis (4 credits)
  • BUSN 460W: Strategic Planning & Policy (4 credits)
  • ECON 190S: Principles of Economics (4 credits)
  • Approved internship relevant to Finance OR BUSN 381 (0-4 credits)
  • Why You Mock Interview Program
  • Plus Two Electives From
    • ACCT 325 - Intermediate Accounting I
    • ECON 300 - Econometrics
    • MATH 131 OR MATH 201 OR MATH 327W
    • ECON 330 - International Trade & Finance
    • ECON 340 - Public Finance
  • Plus One Elective From Any ACCT, BUSN, or ECON
  • Total Credits: 52-56

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