With a concentration in finance, you will take courses in subjects like corporate finance, risk management, international finance, market development, product pricing, global markets, ownership structures, investment banking, and more. These courses will help you learn the fundamentals of managing money, stocks, bonds, and markets for individuals, institutions, organizations, or other entities.
When it comes to finance careers, you will be able to choose from a number of career paths.
As a corporate financial analyst, you might help company leaders understand how to plan and invest for the future or as a financial planner you could help individuals and families do the same for retirement.
You might pursue a career as an investment banker, stock broker, credit analyst, securities trader, or international financial manager. Work settings can run the gamut from large enterprises to small family firms and everything in between—whether the New York Stock Exchange, the state house, or the local bank or credit union in your hometown. From Wall Street to Main Street, financial knowledge and skills will be a great investment in your future.
Over one-third of jobs in Bartholomew County are in manufacturing (ranked #59 in the United States, #1 in Indiana). In the IUPUC service region, between 24 percent and 37 percent of jobs are in manufacturing. Eleven of the nineteen “Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs” in Indiana Region 9 require a bachelor’s degree in business.
As a Division of Business graduate who has completed the finance concentration, you might also choose additional study, like: