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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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Minimum Hours for Minor: 27

The perfect complement for your chosen field of study.

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Financial Planning

Minimum Hours for Certificate: varies  

Two certificates are offered. 

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Gain real world experience with these Unique Opportunities!  


TVA Investment Challenge

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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 Student Organizations   Meet the Finance Advisory Council  View Department Highlights/Newsletters  




Full-Time Faculty


Faculty have a terminal degree and/or professional certification


Average Finance class size


Faculty with CFA® designation




AACSB Accredited

The Gordon Ford College of business is a top business school with dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting programs.

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