University of Northern British Columbia


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School:University of Northern British Columbia
Faculty:School of Business
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Finance, General
Description:Finance involves evaluating profitability and valuing real investments such as capital projects, as well as financial securities such as stocks, bonds, options and futures. In addition to the study of sources of capital and financing decisions of the firm and individual investors, the Finance major also studies the management of financial institutions such as banks and trust companies. The tools of Finance are used by small and large firms, government and individual investors. Instruction in Finance provides valuable information regarding financing and evaluating investment opportunities to students planning to enter into business for themselves. Government and firms employ Finance majors as financial analysts as well as in general management positions. In addition, the financial services industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Canada. Individuals interested in positions in the financial sector, or pursuing either the Chartered Financial Planner (CFP) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations, or completing the Canadian Securities Course (CSC), should consider majoring in Finance.

Students in the BComm Honours Program must complete all requirements for the BComm in their major(s) of choice. In addition, the students must successfully complete 6 credit hours of COMM 497-(3-6) Honours Thesis. The Honours Thesis must be conducted under the supervision of a faculty member with PhD qualifications. Entry to the Honours Program takes place after the end of the second year of BComm studies (I.e., upon completion of at least 60 credit hours) and requires a minimum GPA of 3.33 calculated on the last 60 credit hours completed at the time of declaration to the Honours Program.
URL:Finance at University of Northern British Columbia
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,111
Careers:Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 04, 2016

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