Bachelor of Science in Finance


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Program Objectives

The Bachelor of Science in Finance degree program provides a broad overview of the functional areas of business with an emphasis in finance. The Bachelor of Science in Finance degree program focuses on managerial finance,risk management, financial markets, financial planning, estate planning, and taxation concepts. Prepares students to plan and manage the financial interests and growth of individuals and institutions. The finance curriculum prepares students for careers in financial management and financial planning. Graduates will leave with the following skills and abilities.

  • A functional business knowledge of financial concepts and principles.
  • Strategic management problem solving skills applicable to financial management.
  • The ability to apply key analytical concepts and methods as decision tools to solve financial problems.
  • The ability to explain and apply key concepts in investment analysis and portfolio management.
  • A knowledge of financial institutions and regulatory entities and their functions.
  • A basic understanding of retirement planning, insurance, financial markets and institutions.

For more information about program requirements, please see our undergraduate catalog.

Alumni Spotlight

Jake Newcomb

Jake Newcomb - 2017

“The Christian environment is what initially drew me to Faulkner. The desire to grow in my faith while earning a solid education was very appealing to me. The quality education I received from the business professors prepared me for my career and for that I am extremely thankful! 

Financial planning has always been a passion of mine and an opportunity in 2020 lead me to where I am today. I am a comprehensive planner with the Blackwood Financial Group, a boutique financial planning firm located in Florida with clients all over the country.”

Learn and Grow at Faulkner University

With a bachelor’s in finance, students will leave Faulkner University prepared to pursue further education or begin a successful career in business. The experience, knowledge, and skill sets imparted by this program are the foundation for many opportunities the world has to offer. Also, a Faulkner University education in finance will not only prepare students for work in the financial sector but the noteworthy liberal arts component and Christian perspective will ready students for the world at large.

Apply Now or Request More Information

If you are interested in pursuing a college degree in business administration and ready to take the next step, apply to Faulkner University today. Or, if you’re curious about the program and the future it can offer you, send us an information request. We’ll gladly send you materials about Faulkner University, the business administration degree program, and the other degrees you can pursue with us.