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In the words of our alumni…
Doug Gross ’77
Financial Advisor, owner, Raymond James Financial Services
Ann Arbor, MI
One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.
For most people, finance is a mystery. But it’s one that affects our lives every day and there are great opportunities for those who can solve the puzzle.
Would you like to manage other people’s money?
Economic globalization has created a huge demand for savvy finance majors who understand financial instruments, stocks, bonds and markets.
Finance majors learn about the accumulation, allocation, management and protection of financial resources. Courses in this program focus on the markets, balance sheet structure, liquidity, solvency, debt financing and capital structure.
Class projects allow you to dig into the challenges and opportunities faced by today’s major corporations and see how they’ve achieved success—or where they took a wrong turn. Students who enjoy mathematics and statistics may also enjoy finance classes.
Alma alumna shares with students her advice on leadership, mentorship and work/life harmony.
“I was able to walk into the director of new media studies office with no appointment. He listened to my story and gave me some excellent feedback and advice, and … a lot of positive encouragement.” — Lex Hollenbeck