UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Undergraduate Academic Programs

Finance

People with business knowledge and experience are the mainstays of organizations. They help assure that clients get the products and services they seek and that the organization makes enough profit to stay in existence. One of the exciting aspects of a business career is constant change in the marketplace. A major in Business Administration, Finance, Management, or Marketing will help prepare you for this exciting world.

Students who major in Business Administration-Finance secure jobs in banking, insurance, real estate, the investment industry, financial planning and risk management.

Mission

The finance curriculum is designed to prepare students for successful careers in corporate finance, financial institutions and services and investments and for graduate study. The curriculum plan is intended to impart the basics of the business functional areas, crucial perspectives and competencies and basic finance knowledge, and then to move on to more in-depth skills and knowledge preparation in these areas.  


Career Opportunities

Finance graduates may pursue the following job paths:

  • Bank branch manager
  • Personal/commercial lending officer
  • International banking officer
  • Treasurer
  • Financial service officer
  • Bank examiner
  • Account executive
  • Financial planner

Business Administration faculty members have graduate degrees and experience in the business world. They are active in research in human resources, product pricing models, securities valuation and international competition. Faculty advise students in the selection of appropriate courses, career considerations, finding an internship, learning about overseas study programs and conducting independent research projects.

Stacy Vollmers, Interim Management and Marketing Chair

Dawn Hukai, Accounting and Finance Chair

Management Faculty

Marketing Faculty

Finance Faculty

College of Business and Economics Faculty & Staff