Finance Professor John Aulerich

The Finance Specialization combines a broad range of practical business courses with specialized finance courses that assist students in gaining a thorough background in financial analysis and financial services.

The required core is designed to provide students with the competencies needed to pursue successful careers in financial planning, government, or the business world.

Students with a strong background in business and finance can expect to find employment opportunities in a wide variety of business activities such as capital budgeting, consulting, financial analysis, and a broad range of banking and financial services.

Required Courses - Finance SpecializationCredit Hours
West Liberty University General Studies48
Gary E. West College of Business Core36
FIN 310 Investment and Portfolio Analysis I3
FIN 311 Investment and Portfolio Analysis II3
FIN 321 Introduction to Wealth Management3
FIN 322 Insurance Planning3
FIN 424 Retirement Planning3
FIN 425 Estate Planning3
FIN 446 Personal Financial Planning Capstone 3
Upper Level Electives (5 courses)15

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