Finance, BBA

Prepare for a career as a chief financial officer, treasurer, investment analyst, or portfolio manager. Develop a deep understanding of a broad range of topics: financial statement analysis, financial leverage, stock and bond valuation, risk and return in the global capital markets, risk management, portfolio theory and management, security legislation, structure of capital markets, and ethics.

The finance program has four required courses, including International Finance, which provides a global perspective. In addition, students take elective courses that advance their understanding of the complementary areas of economics, accounting, and/or marketing.

Discover the largest Bloomberg Trading Room on the west coast, with sixteen terminals on campus.

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AACSB International link to the website—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)As the world’s largest business education alliance, AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,500 member organizations and more than 785 accredited business schools worldwide. The University of Portland Pamplin School of Business is one of five business schools in Oregon accredited by AACSB.