A student in Krannert may pursue a major in Finance or a concentration in Finance.
Finance majors earn a bachelor’s degree in management with a major in finance. It requires 120 credit hours and is typically completed in four years. In addition to the core management curriculum, students pursuing the finance major take at least 12 hours of upper division finance elective courses. They also take at least 12 hours of accounting courses, including 6 hours of upper division accounting electives.
Students with a major in finance may add a concentration in another area such as accounting or economics. Or, students may pursue a double major.
A student majoring in Management or Accounting may pursue a concentration in Finance. In addition to the management core finance course, the concentration requires three credit hours of accounting and nine credit hours of finance.
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
Student clubs like the Financial Management Association and the ODIN Club give students a chance to learn and network outside of class. Through the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) students can select stocks and design portfolio allocation strategies. Students will also have opportunities to interact with alums working in finance, such as Thad Davis in the classroom and during informal luncheon meetings.
Talk with your mentor or advisor about your career objectives. They can help you decide whether a major or a concentration in finance is right for you.