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What I love about my major: Finance: youtube.com/watch?v=pQuxapLvVQo
Do you want to make a difference? Have options when you graduate? Study finance.
A strong background in finance will prepare you for a decision-making role in any organization. Why? Because success for any organization depends on its ability to make good decisions in critical areas, including:
- Opening a new production facility
- Expanding the product line
- Adding employees
- Entering new markets
- Adopting new technology
In Lerner’s finance program, you will learn how to balance opportunity with risk to ensure resources are allocated to their best use. You will learn how finance influences almost every aspect of an organization, whether a bank, consulting firm, public or private corporation, governmental organization or non-profit.
The curriculum provides a strong foundation that will prepare you for all categories of finance careers including investment management, corporate finance and financial services. Our challenging, rewarding program is one of the most popular undergraduate majors at UD.
AREAS OF STUDY
- Financial analyst
- Portfolio manager
- Audit associate
- Financial advisor
- Investment associate
- Business risk consultant
- Technical analyst
What’s special about this program?
The Lerner College sponsors a number of student organizations and honor societies that provide career development opportunities to you as a finance student. As a member of Blue Hen Investment Club, for example, you can work to manage a UD investment fund of $1.8 million in assets.
Lerner College faculty members are committed to providing you with the curriculum, internships and extracurricular opportunities that will enable you to excel in any path you chose for your career and/or postgraduate study.
The Lerner College finance curriculum is designed to enhance your preparation to sit for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) exam upon graduation. Our finance program is recognized by the CFA Institute for incorporating a significant percentage of the CFA Program common body of knowledge into our curriculum.
Alpha Kappa Psi
Blue Hen Financial Planning Club
Blue Hen Investment Club
Delta Sigma Pi
Financial Management Association
Lerner College Trading Center
Lerner Student Advisory Board
Women in Business
Women in Finance
Basics of Business
Seminar in Composition
University Breadth Courses
Oral Communication in Business or
Principles of Finance
Basic Statistical Practice or
Fundamentals of Business Analytics or
Business Information Systems
University Breadth Course or Foreign Language
Business Law & Social Issues in Business
Introduction to Marketing
Service & Operations Management
Banking & Monetary Policy
Intermediate Financial Management
Finite Math with Applications
University Breadth Courses and/or Foreign Language
English Writing Requirement