Minor in Finance

The undergraduate program in finance prepares students to understand the financial implications inherent in virtually all business decisions. This is obviously true for a large corporation, a major bank, or a casino and hotel company. However, it is equally true for the owner of a small business with 10 employees, for a city manager with 200 employees, or for the business director of a nonprofit organization. The finance curriculum allows students to concentrate their studies on financial management, investments, or financial services.

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Learning Objectives

  • Be able to recognize and apply time value of money concepts.
  • Be able to recognize and explain the relationship between risk and return.
  • Be able to recognize and explain how cash flows create value.
  • Be able to recognize and explain how information is reflected in market prices.


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