The finance program at the Charles F. Dolan School of Businessis designed to develop individual competency in the financial tools and analysis that help organizations stay informed and make wise fiscal decisions. Through the use of case studies and computer-based problem solving, the finance major blends theory and practice.
Coursework covers business organization, production and operations, marketing, information systems, business law, and ethics. Students perform financial analysis and learn to manage portfolios of stocks, bonds, and options.
Fairfield is located in a region with the highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the nation, a short train ride from New York City - the world’s financial services capital. For this reason, you are given the extraordinary opportunity to intern and carry out team projects with members of the business community who are on the forefront of the financial world. This work gives you a realistic view of the role finance plays in business, along with essential, hands-on professional experiences.
Upon graduation, you will have a strong sense of the place finance has in the global business world, and will be well prepared to move on to graduate school or start your career in the financial field.
Hear from alumnus Emmanuel Ephie '10, a finance and accounting double major, about his professional career path.