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The finance area has experienced rapid growth in recent years due to the changing market conditions and the way businesses operate. Numerous opportunities are available for financial majors for a career infinancial management with manufacturing and service companies. Financial institutions (banks, savings and loan associations, mutual savings banks, credit unions, mortgage finance companies and insurance companies) in Houston and elsewhere offer promising careers to aspiring and well-trained people. Similarly, there are many opportunities available in the investments field (brokerage houses, mutual funds, bank trust departments, financial planners). Students interested in real estate or international finance will find a wide range of courses from which to choose.
The finance major prepares students for these careers as well as for certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Courses in the finance major provide a sound theoretical foundation of financial markets and financial management of business, together with the study of other aspects of business required of all business graduates.
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