Business Administration
Study in this area develops familiarity with the institutions and instruments within our financial system and an understanding of the problems of financing business activity. . The finance major includes study of the techniques and tools for solving financial problems. The curriculum is flexible, exposing students to general areas of applied financial management while also giving them the opportunity to focus their studies through elective courses in the areas of financial services (banking), personal financial planning, risk management and insurance, or real estate.


General Information
College of Business Administration
GPA Requirement 2.5
Department Website Finance & Economics
Degree(s) Offered
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
Possible Employment Settings
  • Banks
  • Real Estate Agencies
  • Government Agencies
  • Brokerage Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Insurance Companies
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Security Firms
  • Investment Firms
  • Wall Street


Occupational Opportunities
  • Bank Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Loan Administrator
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Claims Adjuster/ Examiner
  • Commodities Trader
  • Underwriter
  • Credit Counselor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Mergers/Acquisitions Manager
  • Financial Planner/Risk Manager
  • Portfolio Analyst
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Securities Broker
  • Trust Analyst
  • Foreign Exchange Trader


Professional and Student Organizations
Professional Organizations GSU Student Organizations (MyOrgs)
American Bankers Association Finance Club
Association of Financial Professionals Delta Sigma Pi
Financial Management Association Enactus (formerly Students in Free Enterprise)
Financial Planning Association
Salary Information
Internet Resources

Last updated: 9/30/2014

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