WELCOME TO THE Finance PROGRAM AT DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY

B.S. Finance is an application based degree with the objective to prepare students to pursue a career in corporate finance,  personal financial planning, banking, or research.  The program integrates theory with the acquisition of critical thinking, analysis, and technical skills sought by employers. Students learn about financial markets, institutions, and securities. They also learn to conduct and effectively present financial analysis of corporate projects and  financial securities. In the capstone course they will manage an investment portfolio in an active learning setting.

 

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Finance, B.S.

Finance prepares students to pursue a career in corporate finance, personal financial planning, banking, or research.  The program integrates theory with the acquisition of critical thinking, analysis, and technical skills sought by employers. Students learn about financial markets, institutions, and securities. They also learn to conduct and effectively present financial analysis of corporate projects and financial securities. In the capstone course they will manage an investment portfolio in an active learning setting.

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Our Mission

Develop leaders who are distinctively prepared to actively engage with and create value in their communities.

  • Develop Leaders imbued with excellence, possessing a global perspective and a spirit of innovation.
  • Engage students through active learning applied / pedagogical research, meaningful internship experiences or business development opportunities.
  • Create Value within each student across multiple performance dimensions, including; communication skills, technical competence and critical thinking.
  • Communities recognize the unique qualifications of UHCB graduates. These graduates are taught to meaningfully contribute to their professions and diverse communities.

Program learning Outcomes

At the successful conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate real world business situations related to the core business functions of accounting, economics, finance, qualitative analysis, information systems, international business, legal and social environments, marketing & management.
  • Create and deliver professional quality oral presentations and written work products.
  • Analyze real world business situations by identifying relevant ethical issues, evaluating and synthesizing information, and formulating ethical courses of action.
  • Conduct meaningful, personal career research and prepare a plan for advancing their career goals by the end of their Junior year.
  • Produce fundamental financial analysis of the publicly listed company, estimate a fair value of the company stock, and formulate their investment recommendation.
  • Perform a financial analysis in the area of corporate finance, propose a managerial decision, and support the recommended course of action with quantitative and qualitative arguments.

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Helen Saar

Email: Saar@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7726