"A vast majority of entrepreneurs start a business to make money. Thus, the primary goal of business owners is to maximizing their wealth. To accomplish this goal they need skills that estimate the effects of alternative operating, investing, and financing strategies have on the value of their business. Finance uses value-based management techniques to guide decision making that minimizes expected risk and maximizes expected return. The skills you will learn in SOBA’s finance program can be applied in areas such as:
|commercial and investment banking
investment analysis and strategy
private wealth management
project valuation and management
small business development
For more information on careers in finance go to: www.efinancialcareers.com. Potential entrepreneurs looking for help can go to: www.sba.gov."
- Dr. Paul Newsom
Assistant Professor of Finance
Current Degree Requirements
Please click here for the current degree requirements to earn a BS Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Please click here for the suggested 4 year course schedule for the Finance concentration. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Below are links to sites dealing with Finance and/or Business related issues.
Standard and Poors
London Stock Exchange
For help in starting or expanding a business go to the South Carolina Small Business Development Center at www.scsbdc.com.