Combine a great liberal arts education with a focus on finance and accounting that gives you skills employers want.
Whether you want to work as an analyst, wealth manager, or accountant, the Ursinus Business and Economics department has programs that can help you reach your goal.
Finance & Accounting Concentration
Applied Economics majors can choose to concentrate in Finance & Accounting, with courses that teach you the fundamentals and electives that allow you to explore your passion.
Finance & Accounting Minor
Would you rather major in English while keeping your options open? A set of five courses will help you learn the fundamentals of finance and accounting. Applied Economics majors who concentrate in Economics can minor in Finance & Accounting, too.
Finance Scholars Program
Students who perform well in the classroom their first two years and want to deepen their education in financial analysis can take part in the Finance Scholars Program. Finance Scholars present at research competitions, learn about ethical behavior in finance, and write a newsletter and posts on Seeking Alpha. Successful completion of the two-year course gives you a deeply discounted price on the first-level Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam. For more information, contact Eric Parnell.
Student Managed Investment Fund
The Ursinus College Student-Managed Investment Fund oversees two portfolios of investments. Fund managers enroll in a one-credit course in which they conduct research, select investments, and create a variety of reports on their work. Combined with engagement from alumni working in the financial sector, the funds’ activities provide numerous opportunities for students to learn more about investing and careers in finance. For more information, contact Scott Deacle.
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