Manage and Invest Success
In the Finance program, gain experience through hands-on programs that simulate real business situations. Programs include the on-campus student trading room, where students invest real money, manage funded portfolios and practice using the latest trade technologies. Develop business and personal financial strategies that are ethical and effective. Gain practical knowledge and experience in finance as well as management, marketing, operations and other business functions.
Students who graduate with a degree in B.S. Business in Finance will complete 120 required credits toward the degree in addition to U-Idaho core requirements. Download the Finance sample major sequence for the requirements for this degree.
A successful career in finance requires a talent with numbers, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You must be a good problem solver, inquisitive by nature, and able to research and analyze complex information to develop practical financial strategies. If you are interested in becoming a finance major, prepare with high school courses in math, accounting and any course that improves your interpersonal communication skills