Students interested in financial management, investments, banking, and other financial services should major in finance at UAB. By majoring in finance at UAB, you can learn how to spot and handle problems of a financial nature. Practical approaches to financial questions are studied, along with the theories behind these solutions, with the aim of equipping each student with the tools needed to arrive at sound, workable financial decisions. The finance curriculum is designed to provide an understanding of financial operating and of investment problems in both financial and non-financial businesses.
Areas of concentration
After completing a set of courses designed to introduce the basic tools of finance, students majoring in finance select one area for deeper study, such as Financial Management or Investments & Institutions. These areas of concentration round out the program of finance study with an emphasis on specific topics and skills to prepare students to begin a rewarding career.