Business Administration: Finance at Fredonia
Fredonia’s Finance program prepares students to be career-ready by developing skills that employers require, such as oral and written communication, and critical thinking. You will be prepared to plan, manage, and analyze financial and monetary aspects of business enterprises, banking institutions, or not-for-profit organizations. You will be instructed on accounting, financial instruments, capital budgeting, funds acquisition, asset and debt management, financial analysis, and investments.
The Fredonia Difference
Internships are required in Fredonia’s program. You can be active in a professional setting as early as your junior year. You can also participate in business clubs as early as your first year. ENACTUS, Fredonia's entrepreneurial student organization, has consistently competed, and won awards, at a national level. Accounting and finance majors participate in a “Meet the Professionals Night” annually where they speak one-on-one with firms and companies about internship and job opportunities.
- Financial analyst
- Financial advisor
- Credit analyst
- Budget analyst
It's Different Here
Fredonia ranked among the top 5% of business schools in the world.
placement for graduates
97% of Fredonia School of Business graduates are employed or pursuing advanced degrees within one year.
Fredonia's connections to several AACSB-accredited graduate schools across New York offer you a clear path to a Master’s degree in one additional year.
Why Finance at Fredonia?
Our AACSB accreditation means your Fredonia degree will be more valuable and impressive to prospective employers.
Earn up to 24 credits of internship towards a bachelor's degree. Our students have interned at AXA, American Express, and Morgan Stanley, to name a few.
Highly qualified full-time professors with academic degrees, business experience, scholarship, and teaching know-how. Professors are actively engaged in presenting and publishing their research.
Corporate Finance I
An examination of problems related to the investment, acquisition, and distribution of financial resources. Stress is placed upon integrating the areas into one system to facilitate and evaluate the operation of the finance function. Topics include cash flows, risk analysis, capital budgeting and structure, and international financial management.
Characteristics of bonds, stocks, securities market, investment banking are reviewed. Sources of investment information; analysis of securities; and efficient market theory are also reviewed.
Small Business Finance
Explorations are presented of the appropriate internal controls, working capital management, owner distributions, operating and capital budgets in pursuit of alternative small business goals. A project requiring valuation of either a small business expansion or acquisition is included.