Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance

Prepare for the engaging world of finance

Our Business degree with a concentration in Finance is designed to give you a broad exposure to corporate finance, investments, and financial markets and services. Our students develop the analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills to address both personal and business financial questions.

Expert Faculty Offering a Solid Foundation in Finance

Learn from our expert faculty about the science of modern finance, statistics, and mathematics. Dig into art of evaluating the variables that matter in money management, including individuals’ – and sometimes entire markets’ – behavior patterns. Gain insight into various financial concepts such as investment analysis, financial management, risk assessment, and capital markets.

Learn from Industry Leaders with Hands-On Experiences

IU Southeast offers opportunities to network with leaders in the finance industry through internships, guest lectures, networking events, and alumni connections. Building a strong professional network can help students secure internships, job opportunities, and mentorship.


Our finance program graduates have a wide range of career options available to them. You can pursue roles in corporate finance, investment banking, financial planning, asset management, risk management, and more.

Finance professionals enjoy strong job prospects and competitive salaries. They are consistently in demand across various sectors, including banking, investment management, corporate finance, consulting, and government. The global nature of finance means that opportunities exist both domestically and internationally.

Finance is a resilient industry that tends to remain stable even during economic downturns. Financial services are essential to the functioning of the economy, which means that there will always be a need for skilled finance professionals to manage investments, assess risks, and provide financial advice.

Degree information

120 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

All Bachelor’s degrees offered by IU Southeast requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and a minimum of 30 credit hours of upper-level coursework (300-level or above). View your potential course schedule options for each semester by clicking on the link below. Students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to apply for dual credit or transfer credits and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.

The Bachelor of Science in Business degree includes a general-education component intended to foster a well-rounded education. Students must also complete a core set of required courses within business and economics. In addition to 25 credit hours of 100- and 200-level courses, this core includes 19 hours of upper-level (300- and 400-level) courses.

Students must select and complete at least one concentration. A total of 24 credit hours are required to fulfill one concentration. To complete two concentrations, students must complete all required courses for both concentrations, and at least 12 credit hours must be distinct to each.

In addition to the general-education, business/economics core and concentration components, students may need to complete additional elective courses to achieve the total number of 1) credit hours and 2) 300- and 400-level credit hours required for degree completion. These elective courses may be carefully selected in pursuit of a minor, second concentration, or internship.

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Courses topics include:

  • Financial Decision Making
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Investments
  • International Financial
  • Finance Theory

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Kentucky students are part of our IU Southeast family. In fact, students from eight Kentucky counties receive in-state tuition at IU Southeast and now qualify for our new KEES Match Scholarships! Learn more about the advantages of attending IU Southeast including the lowest 4-year tuition in the region, staying close to home while you earn your degree and the unique experience only IU Southeast can offer.

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