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Bacholor of Science in
Finance

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Finance is where business, applied mathematics, and human behavior meet.

Studying finance requires not only an analytical mind, but also curiosity about contemporary events and society as a whole.

Your degree in Finance will expose you to micro and macroeconomics while honing your quantitative and qualitative skills. You'll gain a solid foundation in corporate finance and the analytical tools commonly used in financial services, investment analysis, and research.

Top Reasons to choose Finance at florida southern college

CFA® Institute University Affiliate Program

The Finance major curriculum has been approved by the CFA® Institute University Affiliate Program and covers a significant portion of the Candidate Body of Knowledge.

Go Places

Our graduates earn Ph.D.'s at Yale, Rutgers, and the London School of Economics; and go on to work for the World Bank, the European Union, and in corporate law.

Earning Power

Finance majors earn one of the highest starting salaries in the United States. Our graduates frequently enter careers in banking and finance, government, teaching, and more.

Engaged Learning

Finance courses at Florida Southern College require significant participation—all designed to enhance your public speaking ability and your ability to lead group discussions.

Employment Outlook

$72,322
Estimated Salary of Alumni From The Finance Major

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Meet our Mocs

Connor Bligh

Connor Bligh

I interned for the Marketing and PR department at Naples Zoo, creating many online ads, social media posts, and website design. I also conducted studies on guest experiences, trying to see if our advertising budget was being spent well.

Be the Competition in the Job Market

In ECO 2207, you’ll understand concepts relating to national income and product accounts. Master theory of aggregate supply and demand, employment, consumption and other comparative economic systems.

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Save Time with a 4+1 MBA

At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.

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Featured Finance Faculty

Dr. Peter Bias
- Economics and Finance Department Chair

An educated person knows more than bullet points. I try to get students to understand how and why particular things occur in economics or statistics. I start with a very extensive grounding in the principles and work up from there.

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Clubs and More

Many extra-curricular organizations are associated with the Finance major, including Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity; the Real Estate Club; and the Dean’s Advisory Council.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BS

First-Years

Due to challenges associated with the pandemic, we have waived the requirement to submit a recommendation letter.

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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Finance Program Contact

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Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

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Professor of Business and Economics
863.680.4282

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