The Department of Finance and Business Law offers finance programs that provide the tools necessary for a wide range of professions in today's competitive job market.  The department offers two majors, the Finance major and the Quantitative Finance major.  Through state-of-the-art instruction, emphasis is placed on applications, group interaction, and problem-solving skills in the classroom.

The faculty prides itself on currency and innovation through continued research and a committment to excellence in education. We place an emphasis on both the understanding of finance theory, as well as the practical application of theory to real-world problems.  The Department of Finance and Business Law faculty members have published numerous journals, including the Journal of FinanceJournal of Financial and Quantitative AnalysisJournal of Banking and FinanceFinancial Management, and Journal of Futures Markets.  The department faculty members have also published many books, cases, and monographs.

Our Mission

The Department of Finance and Business Law, together with our partners in the business community, is committed to preparing students to be principled, productive contributors to business and society.

Our Values

To support its mission, the Department of Finance and Business Law is committed to the following values.

  • Ethics:  Develop decision makers who are respectful of stakeholders and the rule of law.
  • Engagement:  Connect students and faculty with stakeholders in the local and global communities.
  • Critical Thinking:  Foster intellectual curiosity and analytical skills to enable an understanding of the role of finance and business law in the global economy.
  • Innovation:  Challenge students to develop their own solutions to financial issues in a dynamic economy.

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