Accounting & Finance

Finance Major

stock marketStudents who study finance at Illinois Wesleyan have a chance to manage $3 million of the University’s endowment, present to industry professionals, and use the same tools as professionals, such as a Bloomberg Terminal.

Real-world experience is emphasized as you learn about the management of money, investments, financial institutions, and gain analytical preparation for careers in a wide variety of profit-seeking business and not-for-profit agencies.

As a finance major, you will take coursework that will prepare you for entry-level employment in the fields of finance, insurance, banking, investments and risk management.

In addition, as a finance major at a liberal arts institution you will hone your critical thinking, writing and presentation skills and develop the broad outlook employers and graduate schools demand and to prepare you for a life of continued learning.