Our Finance degree provides you with the analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills needed for careers across the financial services industry. At RWU, you’ll make actual investment decisions by managing real-money portfolios in our high-tech trading room environment. You will learn all the business and finance fundamentals required for employment at corporations, banks, investment firms, insurance companies and government agencies.
The Finance MajorClick to Open
In addition to satisfying the University Core Curriculum and Business Core requirements, finance majors must complete the following courses:
|FNCE||325||Principles of Investments|
|FNCE||350||Financial Statement Analysis|
|FNCE||401||Advanced Financial Management|
|Four 300/400 level Finance (FNCE) electives|
FNCE majors may select one of the following courses to satisfy one of the 4 required FNCE electives:
|ECON||303||Introduction to Econometrics|
|ACCTG||304||Intermediate Accounting I|
The Finance MinorClick to Open
|FNCE||301||Financial Management (Prerequisites: MATH 124, MATH 141, ACCTG 201, ECON 101)|
|FNCE||325||Principles of Investment|
|FNCE||401||Advanced Corporate Finance|
|and two Finance electives|
To read more about our academic offerings, or to view full course descriptions, please refer to our University Catalog.
Real-World Finance Training
Students majoring in Finance have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on training that prepares them to work as a financial analyst on Wall Street and other major financial centers across the globe. The E. L. Wiegand Center for Advanced Financial Education (CAFE) provides students training and experience managing two real-dollar portfolios – the CAFE Growth Fund and the Gabelli Value Fund. Additionally, the student fund managers are eligible to attend learning trips to major financial markets throughout the United States and abroad.
Undeclared at GSB
Are you interested in business, but not sure whether to focus on management, accounting, economics or any one of our many academic disciplines offered at the Gabelli School? Visit Undeclared at GSB for resources on how you can explore your options before making a decision.
Bringing Industry on CampusCarla Puchini, RWU Class of 2017
Gaining industry experience while still in college is the perfect way to jump start your career. Just ask Guilford, Connecticut native Carla Puchini, who had a job lined up before she graduated as a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley in Manhattan.Read full story