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FINANCE-BS - Finance


Official Name of Program


Plan Code


Department(s) Sponsoring Program



Degree Designation

BS - Bachelor of Science



NYSED Program Code

39211 - FINANCE-BS

CIP Code


The mission of the Finance program is to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as entry-level finance professionals. These include: (1) the competencies to apply appropriate principles of valuation for major financial assets and securities; (2) the ability to engage in research and evaluate whether investments and corporate financial policies maximize the entity's value; (3) the ability to evaluate the international financial environment and develop appropriate international financial strategies; (4) the ability to identify appropriate financial instruments to implement corporate financial decisions and investment strategy, and (5) the skills to execute financial decisions in compliance with professional regulations and codes of conduct.

Finance Program Goals

  • To provide knowledge of concepts and tools related to the various areas of finance: corporate, investment, international, financial markets and instruments, risk management and derivatives.

  • To ensure competence with technology used for data analysis and financial decision-making.

  • To develop critical thinking skills.

  • To ensure competence in written and oral communications.

  • To instill ethics, including knowledge of financial regulations and professional codes of conduct.