Finance may be most appealing to those who have strong quantitative and analytical skills. The fast-paced, competitive industry attracts individuals not only with strong analytical skills, but also with outgoing personalities. Finance requires integrative learning, as financial managers’ decisions are highly influenced by economic and political conditions as well as laws and global competition in business. Courses in financial decision making prepare students to make solid financial decisions by carefully observing and analyzing complex business environments.
Employment opportunities include careers in:
- Commercial and investment banking
- Financial planning
- Hedge Funds / Mutual Funds / Asset Management
- Private Equity / Venture Capital
- Construction and manufacturing
- Real estate