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Our Undergraduate Programs

 

Welcome to the World of Money! Graduates employed in finance are at the crossroads of strategy, economics, and accounting.  Our B.S. Finance graduates empower their firms and individual clients to best allocate their resources over time.

 

 

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Business Finance
B.S. Degree 

Minimum Hours for Degree: 120 

Business Finance deals with the acquisition and use of funds to maximize the value of the firm.

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Personal Financial Planning
 B.S. Degree

Minimum Hours for Degree: 120 

Personal Financial Planning addresses individuals' relationship with money and how they utilize it.

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Finance
Minor

Minimum Hours for Minor: 27

The perfect complement for your chosen field of study.

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Financial Planning
 Certificate

Minimum Hours for Certificate: 24

This certificate qualifies individuals to sit for the CFP® examination. 

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Gain real world experience with these Unique Opportunities!  

 

TVA

TVA Investment Challenge
Program

Learn to design and implement investment strategies through a hands-on, real world portfolio management experience.

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Center for Financial Success

Center for Financial Success
GFCB Center of Excellence

We aspire to be a primary and coordinating resource to aid the university and regional community in becoming financially informed.

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Internships & Externships
Gain real world experience

Internships/Externships are key to building experience as a student. Employers are more likely to hire someone with experience. 

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Professional Development 
Career Readiness

The learning process goes beyond the classroom when students attend conferences/field trips and network with professionals. 

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8

Full-Time Faculty

100%

Faculty have a terminal degree and/or professional certification

30

Average Finance class size

1

Faculty with CFA® designation

1000+

Alumni

  

  


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