Which finance emphasis is right for you?

Involvement in UNIBusiness' Finance degree program will provide you with the tools to excel in finance immediately following graduation. Depending on your career and education goals, our program consists of three emphases that will help pinpoint the direction of your finance degree.


  • Financial Management emphasis

    ​​​​​​​​​​​Acquire the financial decision-making expertise used in any corporation, financial institution or small business.

View Financial Management Courses


  • Investments emphasis

    ​​​Gain knowledge in analyzing financial markets and managing financial assets such as stocks and bonds.

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  • Personal Wealth Planning emphasis

    ​Attain proficiency in financial planning for the future and how to build client focused relationships.

View Personal Wealth Planning Courses


  • Finance Minor

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Finance Courses and Electives

Classes like Principles of Investments and Advanced Financial Management will quickly get you up to speed on how to analyze, manage and invest money for financial firms, groups of individuals or individual investors. All finance classes are taught by faculty who have years of experience preparing students like you for life in the financial world.

  • Corporation Finance

  • Principles of Investments

  • Intermediate Financial Management

  • Advanced Financial Management

  • Security Analysis

  • Options and Futures

  • Real Estate Finance

  • Commercial Bank Management

  • International Financial Management

  • Fixed Income Analysis

  • Insurance Company Operations

  • Introduction to Personal Financial

  • Planning

  • Applications of Financial Planning

  • Personal Wealth Management

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