Finance students learn how to value projects, companies, and securities. They also study how individuals and businesses efficiently allocate financial resources, invest, and raise capital. Finance majors may participate in a variety of experiential learning opportunities, including the Emerging Finance Professionals (EFP) program, Finance Career Conference, Student Investment Fund, Finance Club, UVF II, and Week on Wall Street. Students also have the option to pursue an honors degree in finance, the first departmental honors degree offered at the Eccles School. Ranking among the top 30 universities in the world in research, the Department of Finance is home to world-class faculty and programs, preparing students for what’s next in finance.
Applied Financial Analysis Emphasis
Advanced Financial Analysis (AFA) in is an honors-level program that provides students with a deeper foundation in finance and accounting, supplemented by additional technical competence in financial modeling and coding as applied to finance problems. Courses will focus on developing technical skills and applying those skills to solve problems in realistic settings.