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A Major in Finance

Description of Major

This major educates students about money management in business and nonprofit organizations, focusing on critical decision making. The College of Business has focus concentrations instead of majors that are paired with one of eight integral areas.

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Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for finance graduates, including:

Accountant Actuary 
Appraiser  Audit Manager 
Auditor Bank Examiner
Bank Manager Bookkeeper 
Budget Analyst  Business Manager 
Capital Budgeting Analyst Cash Manager
Claim Adjuster/Examiner  Commodities Trader 
Corporate Services Representative Credit Analyst
Credit Manger  Currency Trader
Data Processing Auditor External Auditor 
Finance Writer  Financial Analyst
Financial Consultant  Financial Economist 
Financial Officer  Financial Planner 
Foreign Exchange Trader  Fundraiser 
Government Official  Industrial/Institutional Buyer 
Insurance Agent Internal Revenue Agent
International Trade Specialist  Inventory Control Specialist
Investment Banker  Investment Researcher 
Investor Relations Professional Loan Officer
Management Consultant Market Research Analyst 
Materials Manager Mergers/Acquisitions Manager 
Money Desk Manager Mutual Fund Trader 
Operations Manager Payroll Manager
Pension Fund Manager Portfolio Manager
Property Manger  Purchasing Agent
Rate Analyst  Real Estate Developer 
Retirement Planner Sales Analyst 
Securities Analyst Securities Trader
Stock Broker Treasury Analyst
Treasury Management Specialist Trust Officer

Some positions listed may require education or training beyond an undergraduate degree.

Additional Links  

Society for Financial Studies
American Finance Association
Association of Financial Professionals
Financial Planning Association
UC College of Business