As a Finance major at Rosemont, you'll learn about managing money, for both individuals and organizations. The Bachelor of Science in Finance (120 credits) will teach you global financial markets, investments, stocks, bonds, and how to advise institutions on both short term and long term financial planning.
Students who complete the Bachelor of Science in Finance will be well-prepared to sit for the first level of the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) or the Certified Financial Planning (CFP) exams.
Finance Major Requirements
In addition to the Core Business Courses and General Education courses that all Business students take at Rosemont, Finance majors take 18 credits of courses in corporate and international finance, business analysis, and investments. This specialization will also prepare you for graduate studies in related disciplines, or for entry-level finance jobs.
Accelerated Graduate Studies
Earn an BS in Finance in an accelerated program in the Undergraduate College and a Master of Business Administration, MBA, through Rosemont’s Schools of Graduate and Professional Studies. This dual degree program allows you to save time by beginning your graduate courses in while you're still an undergraduate.
We also maintain academic partnerships with Neumann University and Fordham University that allow Business students who meet the specified admissions requirements guaranteed spots in their programs. Neumann University offers a Master of Science in Sport Business; Fordham University features a Master's of Science in Real Estate.
Finance Minor (18 Credits)
A Finance minor complements a Rosemont's other Business majors by providing students with added financial acumen and critical thinking skills that employers value.
- One Semester of Economics (ECO 0105 or ECO 0106)
- ACC 0100 - Financial Accounting I
- ACC 0101 - Financial Accounting II
- BUS 0305 - Introduction to Finance
- BUS 0345 - Intermediate Corporate Finance or
- BUS 0360 - International Finance
- One Business or Accounting Elective
Jobs for Finance Majors and Career Outlook
Careers in finance are often a popular choice in that they can offer a high paying position shortly after completing your degree. A four-year undergraduate degree with a focus on finance will pave the way for a career in areas such as commercial banking, financial planning, investment banking, money managing, insurance and real estate.
We also offer plentiful opportunities to intern at numerous organizations in the Philadelphia region through the Office of Experiential and Post Grad Success. Gaining hands-on experience before you graduate is an excellent way to gain a competitive advantage in the job market after graduation.
Job titles in finance include:
- Financial Analyst
- Personal Financial Advisor
- Budget Analyst
- Insurance Underwriter
- Investor Relations Associate
- Commercial Real Estate Agent