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Finance, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , FL,
The Finance major at the University of South Florida provides a broad-based, analytical program for students anticipating a career in the management of both large and small organizations. Finance provides a good background for students seeking general careers in business.

About

Finance majors can elect to take courses in the following areas that prepare them for entry and advanced careers in: financial management of corporations, management of financial institutions, investments, financial services, insurance, and real estate.

In addition, the program in Finance at the University of South Florida is designed to provide the skills required by students earning degrees in other business disciplines and by students who seek professional degrees in areas such as law and public administration.

The Finance program offers courses that enable the graduate to identify and solve problems in the acquisition and allocation of funds by organizations in the public and private sectors in domestic and international settings. It provides the background necessary for managing wealth in a risky environment. Finance relies on an interdisciplinary approach that draws on economic theory, accounting, information systems, and the quantitative decision frameworks of statistics and mathematics.

The major is designed to ensure that graduates are familiar with the tools of financial decision making and that they possess the skills to stay abreast of the developments in the field. 

Finance graduates will understand the functions and operations of financial markets, become familiar with computer applications in finance, and know how to access and utilize financial information. 

Course content is designed to provide majors with an appreciation of cooperative work skills and to enhance their verbal and written communication skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 Credit Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Institutions and Markets

  • Advanced Corporation Finance

  • Principles of Investments

  • Financial Policies and Strategies

  • Money and Banking
  • International Finance
  • Finance Information Technology
  • Financial Statement Analysis

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

  • Online application for admission
  • Non refundable US$30.00 application fee
  • Official secondary transcripts/academic records submitted directly to Office of Admissions in a sealed envelope (or a PDF sent via email from your school counselor)
  • Certified English translation of secondary transcripts, if necessary
  • Official SAT or ACT scores sent directly from the College Board or ACT (must include Writing section)
  • Official IELTS or TOEFL (required for applicants whose first language is not English).

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17324 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    6410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6410 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

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