“Too many people do not understand how the economy functions or how to manage their own money, and I see this as an amazing opportunity to help others invest in their futures.”
You should major in finance if:
- You love working with numbers and money.
- You’re a forward-thinking problem-solver, and you like managing projects and organizations.
- You want to help people reach their goals and enjoy life.
Learn how to manage finances for individuals, corporations, or banks with your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in finance. Our classes cover strategic financial management, insurance and risk management, investments, and securities analysis.
Get hands-on experience managing an investment portfolio using the same technology found at leading financial institutions worldwide.
Finance at UL Lafayette
What's Finance Like?
Group work & collaboration
We are among the top 1% of business schools worldwide accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB.
Life as a Finance Major
State-of-the-Art Financial Lab
Get hands-on experience managing investment portfolios in the Maraist Financial Services Lab. We have the same technology as the world’s leading banks, corporations, and government agencies. You’ll learn portfolio management, financial strategy and markets, trading, modeling, and business performance analysis — and make investment recommendations for a $100,000 portfolio for the UL Lafayette Foundation.
Earn credits toward your finance degree through the Moody College of Business Internship Program. Connect with companies and firms to get on-the-job experience in your field before you graduate.More about internships
Finance majors can join the international Financial Management Association and its honor society. Get valuable experience in leadership and collaboration — skills employers are looking for — by joining a student organization.More about student organizations
Business Secrets LLC
The Business Secrets Living-Learning Community (LLC) connects you with other first-year students who share your interest in business. LLC members live in the same residence hall on campus, take classes together, and participate in events and programs focused on starting and managing a business.More about LLCs