College of Business
Opening Minds, Expanding Opportunities.

College of Business
140 7th Avenue South BAY 111
St. Petersburg Florida 33701
Phone: 727-873-4154
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Opening Minds. Expanding Opportunities.
What is Finance?

College of Business students

Finance concerns how individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and governments raise money, and how those resources are allocated among competing investment and consumption opportunities. Students of Finance gain an understanding of the roles played by financial markets and institutions as well as by government agencies in the movement of savings and investment capital from suppliers to users.

Students studying Finance learn to identify and solve problems in the field of finance within the ever changing domestic and global business environments.

Career Opportunities in Finance

A career in Finance can be both intellectually and financially rewarding.  There is a wide variety of jobs where you can utilize your financial expertise.  Most Finance majors ultimately find employment in:
- Commercial Banking
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Planning
- Insurance
- Investment Banking
- Money Management
- Real Estate

Learn more about "What You can do with a major in Finance?"

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