BS in Business Administration - Banking & Finance Emphasis

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What will I study?

The field of finance encompasses three closely related perspectives:

  • How businesses raise and invest capital.
  • How individuals allocate their savings among different investments alternatives.
  • How markets function to equate the demand for capital by firms and the supply of capital by investors.

Careers in Finance:

Students acquire the skills to obtain a wide range of jobs:

  • Bank Loan Officer
  • Stockbroker
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Assets Manager
  • Insurance and Risk Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Financial Consultant
  • Fund Manager
  • Hedge Fund Manager

What Industries can I work in?

  • Investment Banking
  • Commercial Banks & Credit Unions
  • Mutual Funds
  • Portfolio Management
  • Venture Capital
  • Federal and State Government Regulatory Agencies (Federal Reserve Board, FDIC, SEC and Treasury Department)
  • Trading Companies
  • Personal Banking

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The Finance Program helps students prepare for the following certifications:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Series 7 (General Securities Representative Exam)
  • Chartered Market Technician (CMT)

Join Us:

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At a career fair. We know how important these are - and we will take you to them!

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At San Luis Valley Federal Bank - getting real world banking experience!

More Information:

  • ASU School of Business students find our curriculum engaging and challenging, and they are being hired by some of the best financial institutions in Colorado and across the United States.
  • Students are required to complete 120 credit hours which include general education
    curriculum, business administration core courses, plus:
  • The Banking & Finance courses can be completed in 2–3 semesters.
  • Contact Professor Yusri Zaro to learn more: 719-587-7676