Jul 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Endicott College Academic Catalog

Finance Major (Bachelor of Science)

Studying finance is more than just understanding the financial markets and tools. It includes looking at world trends and currencies and the growing field of financial technology. Students will gain a broad understanding of financial markets, corporate finance strategies, international finance as well as investments.  They will develop financial modeling capabilities alongside the interpersonal skills necessary for today’s financial professionals.  Examples of internships include: banks and financial institutions, corporate finance departments, accounting and control departments, stock and bond brokerages, financial advisory services, and management consulting firms.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-126

First Year - Credits: 32-33

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement (Cr. 3-4)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement (Cr. 3)
  • Finance Electives  (Cr: 9)
  • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Finance Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the finance program, students will:

  • Demonstrate the analytical and problem solving skills needed to solve complex challenges in finance.
  • Calculate and interpret quantitative data effectively.
  • Evaluate evidence systematically in developing solutions to finance problems.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within finance.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form within the conventions of finance.
  • Apply a range of ‘best practices’ in a professional finance environment.