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Student in computer labFinance Major

Money. It's what every business and household relies on. And the ability to manage it properly is invaluable. With a degree in Finance from UWA, you will be trained to be directly involved in the decisions made by businesses and individuals in regard to their economic resources. Our finance program helps you acquire knowledge of fundamental finance concepts and develop solid analytical and decision-making skills — allowing you to professionally counsel others. The program also gives you hands-on experience of portfolio investment decisions at the UWA finance lab that is equipped with the most current technology and software.

Our program is noted for the rigor of its mathematics. You will be challenged, but since the launch of our Finance program, our graduates have consistently been accepted into Top-10 graduate programs around the country.

View the full finance curriculum here.

Curriculum

  • Financial Management
  • Bank Management
  • Monetary Policy
  • Securities Analysis
  • Investments
  • Corporate Finance
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Economic Analysis

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Finance Club
  • Hands on Senior Investment Project
  • ENACTUS
  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Toastmaster
  • Internships and Job Shadowing
  • Virtual Stock Market Game

Career Opportunities

  • Actuary
  • Budget Analyst
  • Corporate Finance Executive
  • Financial Advisor/Planner
  • Government (Federal and State) Finance Director
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Investment Manager
  • Loan Officer
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Public Sector Finance
  • Computational Skills
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Critical Thinking Skills

Contact Information

Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics contact afe@uwa.edu or 205-652-3444.