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In a global economy, the world of finance is more challenging, complex and filled with more opportunities than ever. The Finance Emphasis provides students with the opportunity to obtain professional certifications including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Certificate in Financial Management (CFM).

Through your coursework, you'll be able to:

  • Apply financial concepts, models and problem solving techniques to real world situations
  • Engage in meaningful interaction with professionals in the field
  • Explore ethical dilemmas in finance and learn how to react appropriately
  • Integrate primary financial databases, online services and other finance-related software
  • Develop critical communication skills and a global perspective

You'll be able to apply these skills to careers in corporate finance,
investments, institutional finance, financial planning and other business
opportunities requiring an in-depth understanding of financial tools, theories
and problem solving techniques.

Learn from seasoned faculty with solid experience

All of your courses will be taught by top professors who are academically and professionally qualified. They thrive on interacting with students and helping them achieve their potential. Our professors put teaching first, and produce high-quality research that adds to the body of knowledge in their field.

The tools you need, the opportunities you want

The Monfort College of Business is high touch and wide tech, offering state-of-the-industry facilities, technology and experiences that you'll use in the workplace. You'll also have access to numerous part-time jobs and internships opportunities with prestigious firms like PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP, Anton Collins Mitchell (ACM), Deloitte & Touche, EKS&H, GHP, BKD, Eide Bailey, Anderson & Whitney PC, Western Union, Swift & Company, and State Farm Insurance Companies. In addition, the Monfort College of Business also offers a Master of Accounting degree, which will further your knowledge and skills, and satisfy Colorado's and most other state's 150-hour requirement for licensing as a CPA.

The credentials that matter

Graduating seniors of the Monfort College of Business have consistently scored in the top 5-10 percent on the national Educational Testing Service Major Field Test in Business, which assesses students' core business knowledge.

Unparalleled accolades

In 2011, the Student and Foundation Fund (SAFF) class won first place at the Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) forum. The SAFF class won in the Undergraduate Core Student Funds category, competing against students from 24 countries.

UNC Course Catalog

View the entry for Finance in the UNC course catalog (current year)

Course Listings

Course Number Course Title

Executive Professor Special Topics II
Legal Environment of Business
Introduction to Personal Financial Planning
Business Statistics I
Essentials of Business Finance
Intermediate Business Statistics
Business Administration and the Law
Principles of Risk and Insurance
Business Finance
Financial Markets and Institutions
Introduction to Real Estate
Multinational Financial Management
Operations Management
Directed Studies
Estate Planning and Life Insurance
Topics in Financial Planning
Financial Management
Commercial Bank Management
Case Problems in Financial Management
Student and Foundation Fund
Portfolio Management
Internship in Finance
Special Topics in Finance