Majors in Finance will receive a BS degree from the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics. Those students who major in Finance will be guided through their program by an enlightened faculty who possess extensive knowledge about the field of Finance. In addition, all members of the Finance Department have excellent ties to industry and have experience in areas such as Securities Analysis, Corporate Finance and Bank Administration. The Finance major is taken beyond basic textbook education by the ability to participate in such opportunities as the "Blue Hen Investment Club" which offers students hands on analysis and trading of a "live" securities portfolio. In addition, membership and participation in the University of Delaware's chapter of the Financial Management Association (national organization) will bring the student into contact with outside speakers and corporate recruiters. Majors are taught how Financial Managers seek ways to acquire funds and put them to optimal use in order to maximize the value of a firm. Whether their career path leads to Banking, Corporate Finance, Securities Analysis, Insurance or Real Estate, University of Delaware Finance majors stand ready to embrace an exciting and rewarding career upon graduation. Contact the department in Room 306 Purnell Hall, (302) 831-1015, or visit their website at www.lerner.udel.edu/finance.
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