The department's faculty members disseminate knowledge through teaching, publications, conference presentations, and engagement with private and public organizations and groups. As dedicated teachers, they work closely with students in collaborative research, by supervising internships, or advising them about graduate school and careers.
Concentration in Finance
Finance appeals to students with an analytical mind and quantitative orientation. Courses focus on corporate financial management, investments and capital markets, and financial institutions. The globalization of business activities and availability of capital from sources around the world are a major focus in all advanced finance courses.
Concentration in Financial Services
Over the past decade, financial services has emerged as a distinct field of study, with a focus on investments, financial institutions and markets, risk management and insurance, and individual taxation. Graduates are prepared for careers in retail securities brokerage, financial planning, real estate investment management, insurance, and financial institutions management.