Today’s financial landscape is ever-evolving -- it’s global, it’s political, and it’s heavily regulated. As the world of banking, budgeting and building investment portfolios becomes more complex, the need for strong, ethical financial managers in the public and private sector will continue to grow.
The financial management degree at A.C.U. combines accounting and finance principles and is supported by our liberal arts core. You’ll not just come to learn the tools of your trade, but you’ll understand the broader context of today’s economy and how financial decision-making affects the health of organizations.
You’ll take courses such as:
- Financial Theory and Practice
- International Financial Markets
- Entrepreneurial Finance
- Principles of Investment
What can you do after graduation?
- Financial Manager
- Financial Analyst
- Money Manager
- Commercial Banker
- Investment Analyst
- Personal Financial Advisor
- Budget Analyst
Experiential Learning Opportunities
College of Business Administration students, including financial management majors, can participate in a number of relevant learning and networking activities including:
- Student-managed investment fund
- Springboard elevator pitch and ideas challenge events
- Originally known as STAR (Student Trading and Research), FIN 439: Student Managed Fund, is an incredible opportunity for students to manage part of A.C.U.’s endowment and earn college credit. Currently, students manage over $900,000
- Venture Out (team-based business simulation)
- Leadership Summit (a winter break learning experience in Colorado)
About the College of Business Administration
The AACSB-accredited College of Business Administration at A.C.U. equips emerging leaders through academic excellence, faith infusions, global experience and career readiness. The Mabee Business Building is a 55,000-square-foot space with 17 state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, common areas (including the bright and airy atrium), a cafe and computer lab.
The College houses two departments: Accounting and Finance and Management Sciences, and the School of Information Technology and Computing.
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