Finance Major

Bachelor of Science Degree

Program Overview

Bold and astute business leaders are in demand in today's complex and volatile economy. The College of Business at ORU combines a cutting-edge business education with a biblical worldview.

Typically outgoing, inquisitive and possessing high mathematical aptitudes, finance majors bring a unique set of skills to the business arena. The finance program at ORU prepares students for entry into the areas of personal or corporate finance. Through a combination of foundational business courses and specialized financial studies, students learn the principles and application of financial analysis, strategy and management. Students majoring in finance are encouraged to enroll in the five-year professional MBA program.


"As a finance major at ORU, I have the privilege of learning from the most knowledgeable, practical and genuine professors in the field of business. With ethical and Christian principles backing every lesson, I feel that I am prepared for the ever-changing world of finance."

Jessica Copeland

Student: Jessica
Major: Finance
Hometown: Chillicothe, MO

With a degree in finance you can look forward to the following careers or career fields:

  • Consultant
  • Long-range planner
  • Bond broker
  • Financial analyst
  • Investment banker/broker
  • Venture capitalist
  • General management
  • Corporate finance portfolio management
  • Retail financial services

What Do You Have To Look Forward To?

Working in dynamic financial markets...opportunities to network with successful alumni...dynamic professors...entering a field that allows you to go anywhere in the world.

Course Offerings Include:

  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax Accounting
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Investments
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Managerial Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Tax Accounting
  • Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Money and Banking Finance
  • Bank Management
  • Corporate Financial Decision-Making
  • International Finance
  • Principles of Estate Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Real Estate Management
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Business Seminar
  • Principles of Economics
  • Business Law
  • Microcomputer Applications in Business
  • Principles of Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Principles of Marketing

Degree Plan


College of Business