The Finance emphasis will teach you about the theory and application of financial analysis. You’ll learn how to prepare, analyze and interpret financial information and apply financial theories to make sound business decisions. In the program, you’ll also learn how to apply the basic principles of security markets to create, evaluate and manage security portfolios and understand the risk-reward relationships that go into every financial decision. For an immersive educational experience, you can join Western’s award-winning team in the Rocky Mountain Investment Challenge or launch a start-up in the Innovation + Creativity + Entrepreneurship (ICE) Lab on upper campus.
With high salaries and in demand careers, Finance is a very popular choice among Business Administration students. Upon graduation, you can pursue careers in financial analysis, financial management, accounting and compliance at large firms like Charles Schwab, FactSet, Northwestern Mutual and Wells Fargo in Denver and Colorado Springs.
A minimum of 57 credits is required, including the 21-credit Business Administration Base Curriculum, the 15-credit Business Administration Nucleus
You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://western.edu/program/finance/
Whether you want to work on Wall Street in stocks and bonds or you want to help individuals build their assets as a personal financial advisor, the Finance emphasis will provide the foundation you need to achieve your professional goals.