Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
Build a solid foundation of technical and theoretical expertise and prepare to apply an in-demand finance skill set in your career with the Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance in Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Some of the most rewarding and challenging careers in the domestic and international corporate community demand a background in finance. Students are introduced to a field that addresses the investment of assets and liabilities, commonly in terms of risk. Students also study the overall concept of finance through analysis of corporate finance, personal finance and public finance. The Finance Major prepares students for exciting and challenging careers in all areas of finance through its industry-oriented curriculum, a broad range of electives, access to industry-relevant software (e.g., Factset, CapIQ and Bloomberg) and valuable networking opportunities.
Through your studies, you’ll develop skills and experience in
- cash flow management,
- financial analysis,
- financial institution management,
- investment analysis,
- lending and
- portfolio management.
As a Finance major, you are encouraged to become involved in the Financial Management Association and the Temple University Investment Association. These student organizations offer the opportunity for Finance majors to attend career development seminars, connect with Fox alumni, gain real-life experience in financial investment work, and meet business leaders in the finance industry.
The four-course Finance minor is designed for students interested in obtaining a deeper understanding of the principles of finance and their application to various financial issues facing decision-makers in corporate, financial and government sectors of the economy. Students majoring in accounting, marketing, real estate, and/or risk management can benefit from a minor in finance.
Requirements for the minor must be completed prior to graduation. Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor.