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    The Finance Degrees at a Glance
    • Topic areas include corporate finance, investments and financial institutions
    • Subtopics include risk and insurance, personal financial planning, international finance, equity valuation, financial modeling and real estate

    Finance 

    The Finance major provides an excellent mix of theoretical and practical knowledge.  Students are exposed to a variety of teaching methods, ranging from lectures and group discussions to problem-solving case analysis and independent studies.  The program provides a foundation in the primary financial areas of corporate finance, investments and financial institutions. 

    Courses include:

    • FIN 370 | Corporate Finance
    • FIN 380 | Principles of Investment
    • FIN 390 | Money and Capital Markets
    • FIN 485 | Problems and Cases in Finance
    • 9 Additional credits in finance and other selected business electives

    Finance - Risk, Insurance, and Financial Planning (RIFP) Concentration  

    Finance RIFP is designed to prepare students to enter the fields of insurance and personal financial planning.  Students who choose to specialize in this area learn about treatment methods for risk, and the mechanism of insurance as a means of handling major risks in a business.   Students are also introduced to the primary components of financial planning.

    Courses include:

    • FIN 360 | Principles of Insurance
    • FIN 370 | Corporate Finance
    • FIN 380 | Principles of Investment
    • FIN 390 | Money and Capital Markets
    • FIN 407 | Advanced Financial Planning
    • FIN 485 | Problems and Cases in Finance
    • 3 Additional credits from selected business electives

    Note: UW-La Crosse is one of the few schools in the nation to offer a major in Finance with a Risk, Insurance and Financial Planning concentration.

     

     

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