Aurora University

Finance (BS)

Why study finance?

You’ll learn everything about how money works. This includes financial instruments, stocks, bonds and markets. These are business-transforming skills.

Why study finance at AU?

The Aurora University finance program is known throughout the Chicagoland area. We our recognized for our rigor and array of specializations. AU finance graduates also have access to a wide network of alumni in key leadership roles.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Analytics
    • Economics
    • Financial and managerial accounting
    • Financial markets
    • Portfolio management
    • Taxation
  • Expand your career opportunities by double-majoring in business or actuarial science. And you’ll still be able to graduate in four years.
  • The major meets the requirements to pursue an MBA, continue into the MBA Plus One program, or continue into the MSA Plus One program.

Experiential learning

Experiential learning

The AU Finance Club allows students to take part in events and competitions. AU students consistently rank high in these competitions.

Career opportunities

Finance graduates are in high demand. Employment opportunities for business graduates will grow 8 percent between 2014 and 2024, according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook. The average business major earns $51,000 per year. Salaries can jump to more than $100,000 per year if followed by a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Get hired by the best

  • Accenture
  • ADP
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • U.S. Bank