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Finance Major


Accounting Major IconFinance students learn to manage the monetary resources of organizations, countries, and individuals. They also gain the knowledge and preparation necessary to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam after they graduate. The CFA is the most internationally recognized and credible credential for financial professionals and is earned by passing a series of analytically rigorous exams.

 

Degree Options

  • Students will receive a BS by completing all required courses in their major. To receive a BA, students must also gain proficiency in one or more foreign languages.

Finance Major Career Information

Career Paths:

Students with a degree in finance often pursue the following career paths:

  • Economics Loss Specialist
  • Economic Consultant
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Investor Relations Associate
  • Actuary
  • Research Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Appraiser
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Risk Manager
  • Credit Manager Financial Officer
  • Asset Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Budget Analyst
  • Statistical Analyst

Companies that have Hired Huntsman Economics Students

Goldman Sachs


Intermountain Health


Fidelity

Zions Bank

Student Organizations and Opportunities

The following are Huntsman Clubs and Opportunities designed for Finance Major Students

Huntsman Clubs

Other Opportunities

Career Exploration Trips: Finance focused career trips will give you the opportunity to meet with industry professionals to learn about careers in different industries.

Career Development

At the Huntsman School, we believe in empowering our students to own their education and their careers. Career development opportunities start from the first day at the Huntsman School and continue throughout one's professional life.

Our professional career coaches are equipped with all the tools necessary to help you with interview prep, professional networking, job searching, and so much more!

Career Development Services

Career Coach with Specialization in Finance

Mary Beth Barnes

marybeth.barnes@usu.edu

Mary Beth Barnes

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Major Requirement Introduction

Admission Requirements

To complete a degree in Finance, students must first meet the admission requirements for the degree and be admitted into the degree program. Admission Requirements and Policies

Major Requirements (Curriculum)

Students will then complete the major requirements which consist of the following:

  1. University Studies Requirements (General Education and Depth Requirements)A group of “general” courses required for each student to fulfill in order to graduate. These courses teach a broad range of skills, knowledge, and values that prepare students for success in their majors and in their personal and professional lives after graduation. Most students complete their University Studies requirements by their junior year.
  2. Huntsman Core Requirements (Business Acumen): a group of entry level courses required for every Huntsman major. These courses ensure that each Huntsman student begins their business career with an understanding of fundamental business principles.
  3.  Finance Major Requirements: A group of upper-level courses required to fulfill a respective major. These courses teach skills specific to the area of study in order for students to become specialized in their chosen field.

Advisor Contact Info

Logan Advising

Ruth Loveland

Ruth Loveland

Office: EBB 309
Phone Number: 435.797.2272
Email: ruth.loveland@usu.edu

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Regional Campus Advising

Students pursuing a distance education major must contact the advisors at their specific location.

Regional Campus Advisors

Available at the Following Location:

Logan Main Campus