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Finance Specialization

Degrees Available at SIUE

  • Bachelor of Business Administration,
    Finance Specialization

Why Business Administration - Finance?

The finance specialization prepares students for positions in corporate finance, investments and management of financial institutions. Courses in finance are designed to help students understand the complex world of global finance and business.

Business Administration at SIUE

The business administration degree with a finance specialization will prepare you to be a business professional who understands the financial environment in which businesses operate and analyzes how financial management of the organization impacts business performance. You will learn about the functional areas of modern business, the ethical and global issues confronting business today, and the economic, social, political and legal environments in which business decisions are made. Practice in making decisions using quantitative and analytical skills is complemented with leadership and team-building skills. The curriculum is delivered using a variety of methods including analysis of business cases and other experiential exercises as well as co-curricular activities.

Career Outlook

Graduates of the program are qualified for careers in a variety of administrative and managerial positions in business firms, banking and insurance institutions and federal, state and local government agencies. In this extremely competitive economy, it is more important than ever to strategically analyze the financial environment in which businesses operate. This makes skilled financial professionals critical to companies. SIUE graduates have been successful in obtaining positions in numerous financial services companies including Edward Jones and Wells Fargo, in addition to local, regional and national banks such as TheBANK of Edwardsville, Cloverleaf Bank, US Bank and Regions Bank. Students are strongly encouraged to obtain professional experience through co-operative education, internships and other co-curricular activities before graduation.

Other Business Programs at SIUE

Undergraduate Programs
Accountancy
Business Administration
Specializations available for the following:

  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Management & Information Systems
  • Marketing

Computer Management & Information Systems
Economics & Finance

Graduate Programs
Accountancy
Business Administration
Computer Management & Information Systems
Economics & Finance
Marketing Research

Contact Information

School of Business Student Services Office
Phone: (618) 650-3840

Sample Curriculum >>

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