Overview

Written by Tony Hayes.

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If you're attracted to a career in the management of fiscal resources, the Finance program at Quincy University can give you a great start in a dynamic field. The program provides training in financial management, money and banking, investment principles, and risk management. It includes a strong emphasis in accounting principles and financial modeling, using the computer as both a modeling tool and research instrument.

You'll gain fluency in the language of business, which includes fundamental principles of accounting, economics, and business law, and master the qualitative and quantitative tools of the field. To understand the key issues of the profession, you'll explore the common core of knowledge that includes Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, and Strategic Management. Your specialized expertise will be honed in such courses as Money and Banking, Intermediate Finance, International Finance, Investment Principles, Portfolio Management, and Financial Statement Analysis.

Throughout the program, small class sizes and experienced, caring faculty members provide individualized education and the feedback and support you need.

Our Finance program offers a bachelor of science degree in Business, with a major in Finance, as well as a minor in Finance.

Student Organizations
As a Finance major, you'll find opportunities to grow through participating in business clubs and organizations. Regionally and nationally honored for their outstanding contributions to the school and the community, these student-managed organizations conduct projects, activities, and programs that can expand your experience and enable you to network with alumni members and other professionals.

  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO): promotes entrepreneurial initiatives and entrepreneurship across campus and the broader community.
  • Institute for Management Accountants (IMA): affiliated with the national IMA organization to promote the leadership and teamwork of accounting and finance professionals.
  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE): promotes free enterprise practices through community involvement.

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