Students

Finance

The Finance major provides a broad-based, analytical program for students anticipating a career in the management of both large and small organizations. Using basic principles from the fields of accounting, economics, and statistics, the curriculum emphasizes quantitative analysis and state-of-the-art financial management techniques. Students are exposed to theory and practice in corporate finance, financial institutions, investments, international finance, speculative markets, insurance, real estate, and other related innovations. The finance major prepares students for careers in business and/or postgraduate work by educating them in the fundamental principles and practical applications of modern financial analysis. Please note that some careers below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Audit Manager
Budget Analyst
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Cost Analyst
Credit Analyst
Estate Planner
Financial Aid Counselor
Financial Institution Branch Manager
Fund Manager
Financial Planner
Fund Raiser
Investment Banker
Loan Officer
Payroll Manager
Project Analyst
Property Manager
Securities Trader
Tax Preparer
Treasurer

Related Finance Links:

Careers in Finance
Finance Careers
Association for Financial Professionals
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
Financial Planning Association
SmartPros

Where else can I find information?

USF Finance Major
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online