students on campus

Finance (BS, BA, Minor)

Finance—the management and provision of money—is the cornerstone of business. Without money providing the lifeblood of a business, it cannot function. Therefore, fully understanding finance can be a significant asset and advantage to anyone working in the business world.

To prepare business majors for work in the fast-changing and growing global economy, Lincoln University offers Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in Finance, as well as a minor. The program is designed to educate and equip you with a strong foundation of finance knowledge and skills so you can successfully pursue a career and a job in business.

Contact the Business and Entrepreneurial Studies Department if you have questions. Or you can learn more about the program, courses, and requirements in the current academic year University Catalog. You may also view program outcomes below.

Graduating with your finance degree, you'll be ready to pursue further study and a Master of Business Art (MBA), or go to work. The knowledge and acumen you get from Lincoln will help you stand out amongst other job candidates, and you'll be able to quickly show your worth and really get down to business!

Apply Now!

Program Outcomes

After you graduate with a major in finance, you will have developed the following skills and practices:

  1. You will be able to identify and explain the primary concepts and practices associated with financial management.
  2. You will know how to construct optimal portfolios and illustrate a theory’s implications and empirical applications for the financial environment, valuation techniques, and investment strategy.
  3. You will be able to evaluate the elements and characteristics of money and capital markets.
  4. You will have the skill to calculate and interpret the diverse aspects of international financial management theories and tools.
  5. You will know how to analyze insurance risk management processes and the alternative risk management tools used for loss control and prevention.
  6. You will be proficient in analyzing and applying the principles and practices of corporate financing.

Courses and Requirements

Please see the current academic year University Catalog for more information on program requirements and detailed course descriptions.