- Type: BSc
- Location: Ohio
- Duration: 4 Years
- Deadline: Ongoing
Finance applies economics, accounting, and mathematics to financial decision-making. Corporate finance analyzes how firms should manage and fund their assets. Courses in finance deal with a wide array of companies, including small firms, companies regulated by governmental bodies, and large corporations that engage in complex international operations. Classes in international finance teach students to assess complex international operations. Classes in corporate finance teach students to assess firm financial decisions as well as their financial health and future. Investment courses prepare students to analyze different mediums of savings and investments. Courses in financial institutions inform students about how such firms manage their assets and liabilities in light of macroeconomic considerations and regulatory restrictions.
Because the discipline of finance is intellectually challenging and rigorous, it not only prepares students for a large number of today’s appealing and rewarding careers in business and industry, but also provides excellent background for graduate programs. Students in the University’s finance program are actively sought by corporate recruiters, who know the students have been well prepared for the world of contemporary finance. Many finance students become financial analysts and managers. Others enter the consulting or legal professions or develop careers in the various occupations related to investment activity or financial institutions. Many John Carroll University graduates in finance have become high-ranking financial officers of prominent and successful companies or have achieved important positions in banks and governmental agencies active in financial matters.