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Finance Major, Collateral Option, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Knoxville, TN, United States
The Finance Major, Collateral Option major from University of Tennessee Knoxville offers students a skillset applicable to a broad range of careers across industries that are relevant to public and private businesses, non-for-profits, and government entities alike. 

Overview

 General areas of study are how decision-makers evaluate, fund, and manage projects within an enterprise and how financial market participants process information to price risky assets such as stocks or bonds. Finance majors at University of Tennessee Knoxville develop analytical skills useful in examining financial statements and evaluating the financial health of companies, assessing dimensions of business problems, evaluating financial implications of corporate and individual actions, and constructing investment portfolios.  

Finance Major, Collateral Option graduates develop the ability to utilize spreadsheets to process and present financial data. In addition, they may gain specialized training in Bloomberg, which is considered by finance professionals to be the gold standard for accessing current market, economic, and financial information.

Career options:

Popular careers include Financial Manager, Financial Analyst, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Manager, Financial Risk Management Actuary, Management Analyst (Consultant), Loan Officer, Budget Analyst, Investor Relations Associate, Credit Analyst, Commercial Real Estate Agent and Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Accounting
  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Financial Management
  • Introductory Economics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    523

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General Requirements

  • Step 1: Complete and submit an application: Apply to UT beginning August 1 by becoming a VIP (Vol in Progress) or through the Common Application.
  • Step 2: Have your high school/or college send us official transcripts electronically (PDF) or mail them: If you have completed any high school course work outside the United States, it might be necessary to have an evaluation of your transcript 
  • Demonstrate English proficiency: Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency unless you are a US citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Submit financial documentation (F-1 or J-1 visa status).
  • Submit a copy of the photo page of your international passport.
  • Apply for an appropriate US visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31684 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31684 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13264 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Knoxville

  • 885 - 1460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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