Bachelor's Degree in Finance

Ready for an infusion of knowledge that captures the mechanics of financial markets and which could one day put you at the helm of a large corporation? Eager to raise and deploy funds, manage liquidity, and attain business and investor objectives? As a major in finance, you’ll capitalize on analytical, quantitative, and conceptual skills and be guided by faculty renowned for top-notch teaching.

Learn how to face the uncertainties of the market with powerful problem-solving skills in corporate finance, management of financial institutions, security analysis and portfolio management, and personal financial planning. Build your confidence about the role of risky assets in a portfolio, your ability to value them, and the role of financial markets.

You'll get a chance to apply what you've learned in class through internships and immersive learning experiences as well as the opportunity to manage a fund for the Ball State Foundation.

Major essentials
The finance undergraduate major consists of at least 120 credits divided into four groups of courses:

  • the University Core Curriculum
  • 14 undergraduate business foundation courses
  • specialized finance course work, including an 18-hour finance core, plus 9 credits of electives
  • general electives to round out your degree

You can find complete details about program requirements in the Ball State University Undergraduate Catalog.

Department of Finance and Insurance
Whitinger Business Building, room 301
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5200
Fax: 765-285-4314
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