Finance


In the Department of Accounting and Finance, finance students will learn the theory, organization, and operation of the financial system from both a market and a managerial viewpoint.


    • Students with a Bachelor of Science in Finance typically enjoy very good job prospects. Career opportunities include jobs as a commercial lender, personal banker, financial planner, stock analyst, stockbroker, financial analyst, treasurer, credit analyst, and capital budgeting director.
    • Some employers of our graduates include BB&T, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Koury Convention Center, and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.
    • Students also will be prepared for graduate study, most often in accounting or finance but also in law and business.
    • Through student organizations, students are engaged in community service activities and professional outreach activities.
    • Students learn to invest funds through membership in the Spartan Investment Club.
    • Students have also participated in the CFA Challenge where they develop an investments portfolio with guidance from finance faculty and then compete with students from other universities.
    • A student can fast-track to a master’s degree in accounting, earning both a BS and MS in accounting in approximately five years. Students who double major in accounting and finance also can take advantage of this fast track.
    • The BS program received an Assessment of Learning Award last year from the university.
    • One of the largest business schools in North Carolina, the Bryan School’s AACSB International accreditation in business and accounting puts it among the top 4 percent of business schools in the world.
    • AACSB

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