Do you want to become an expert on the workings of the market and the complex details of the business world? Consider studying finance
Whether you become a trader at the Chicago Stock Exchange or a CFO for your family business, you can expect a varied and interesting career. Even if you don't choose a career in business, a finance degree will provide you with practical life-long skills, like negotiating a home purchase or balancing your family budget.
The financial industry
is a rewarding and challenging one. For successful finance professionals, complex industry knowledge should be grounded in core values of integrity, honesty and ethics.
Lewis University is a supportive academic environment where strong values are prized. A rich heritage and learner-focused curriculum make Lewis the ideal place to study this challenging field.
Coursework focuses on central topics like corporate finance
, investments, international finance
, derivatives and personal finance
, and also building key skills with business applications.
FINANCE/BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 64
I. Core Courses (40)
04-200 Basic Macroeconomics (3)
04-201 Basic Microeconomics (3)
23-120 Principles of Accountancy I (3)
23-121 Principles of Accountancy II (3)
24-349 Business Statistics (3)
24-350 Decision Science (3)
25-200 Principles of Marketing (3)
61-200 Principles of Management (3)
61-250 Business Law I (3)
61-300 Business Communication in the Digital Age (3)
61-390 Management Seminar (1)
62-200 Principles of Finance (3)
63-200 Introduction to Information Systems (3)
Select one of the following:
24-230 Finite Mathematics (3)
24-240 Business Calculus (3)
II. Major Area Courses (15)
04-335 Money and Banking (3)
62-440 International Finance (3)
62-300 Corporate Finance (3)
62-410 Investment Analysis (3)
62-450 Topics and Cases in Finance (3)
III. Select three electives: (9)
04-362 Intermediate Price Theory (3)
23-430 Individual Income Tax (3)
62-320 Futures and Options (3)
62-350 Personal Financial Planning (3)
IV. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by Finance majors by successful completion of Business Communication in the Digital Age (61-300).