Students majoring in finance have access to an active research faculty working across a wide range of subjects, including international finance, investment, corporate finance, finance economics and commodity markets. Exposure to new research and age-old questions prepares students to be leaders in the financial services industry.
Our CME Trading Lab has the latest financial software, including Bloomberg Terminals, R, XTrader and OneTick. The free training students receive in these programs gives them a competitive edge in the job market.
The finance curriculum prepares students for a range of opportunities in finance, including trading, corporate finance and banking. Through close ties with finance professionals, we supplement the course materials with guest speakers from across the financial sectors. Our research faculty provide students with innovative educational programs that help students apply new insights to critical business problems.
At UIC Business, we help students find their dream careers. Some students may choose a "specialization" for their studies that lead to certain career paths in finance. These include corporate financial analysis; investment management; banking; global finance; real estate; and risk management.
For a full list of curriculum requirements, visit the UIC Catalog
For a full list of courses offered, visit the course catalog.
UIC Business offers minors that add an edge to your degree.
The hottest new area of business. Add insight to your marketing, management or IDS degree with a focus on the use of data-driven approaches to decision making and management.
Information systems are transforming business and have become critical to performing almost every function. Learn the latest software, tools and systems. This minor is a great complement to accounting, finance, marketing and management.
Top Job Functions of 2014 Finance Students and Median Starting Salary
The Finance and Investment Group is a student-run organization dedicated to helping finance students network, provide community service and get hands-on experience through special projects.
Our close connections to Chicago’s finance community mean students get to hear from the hottest names in finance. Recent guests have included Erika Olson, Jim Oliff, Robert Engle, Richard Thaler and Nassim Taleb. Students have been invited to visit local trading firms.