Finance is concerned with the process, institutions, markets, and instruments involved with the transfer of money among individuals, businesses, and governments.
What careers can this major prepare you for?
Graduates with a finance major enjoy a high rate of employment in leadership positions at all levels of financial management for careers in public or private corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and government. Finance majors typically embark on careers in asset management, commercial banking, corporate finance, financial planning, investments, insurance, real estate, or risk management. Samples of jobs held by CSU graduate with a finance degree include: Bank Trust Officer, Bond Analyst, Bond Trader, Budget Analysts, Cash Accountant, Chief Financial Officer, Commercial Banker, Comptroller, Credit Analysts, Currency Analyst, Derivatives Trader, Equity Analyst, Financial Analyst, Financial Manager, Financial services sales agent, Import/Export Facilitator, Insurance Underwriters, International Project Manager, Investment Underwriters, IPO Manager, Loan Officers, Merger & Acquisition Specialist, Mutual Fund Manager, Personal financial advisor, Project Manager, Research Analyst, Financial Consultant, Risk Management Specialists, Treasurer, Venture Capitalist, Currency Trader.
What skills are developed within this major?
Skills developed within this major include: Analytical and quantitative skills; professionalism and ethics; critical thinking; and communication.
- Investment Management
- Management of Financial Institutions
- Real Estate
- Financial Management