Bachelor of Science in Finance


Department of Accounting and Finance

Students in Southeastern's Finance program gain the skills and knowledge they need to pursue successful careers or graduate studies in finance. Students prepare to become competent financial analysts and decision-makers, and they learn technology skills needed to present and analyze financial data. Students also gain awareness and appreciation of ethical issues inherent to finance, as well as an understanding of the international aspects of finance and how to incorporate them into financial analysis.

Career Information

Types of Jobs*

  • Actuary
  • Appraiser
  • Banker
  • Banking analyst
  • Branch manager
  • Business credit administrator
  • Cash manager
  • Claims adjuster
  • Claims examiner
  • Corporate financial management
  • Cost manager
  • Credit counselor
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial planning and management (CFP)
  • Government official
  • International trade specialist
  • Investment banker
  • Investments counselor
  • Investor relations
  • Loan officer
  • Marketing securities broker
  • Mortgage analyst
  • Mortgage underwriter (CPCU)
  • OTC market maker
  • Pension/mutual fund administrator
  • Portfolio analyst
  • President/CEO
  • Property manager
  • Real estate broker
  • Risk management
  • Risk management and insurance
  • Sales analyst
  • Securities analyst (CFA)
  • Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer
  • Trust administrator
  • Trust analyst
  • Underwriter (CLU)

Types of Employers

  • Financial institutions
  • Financial planning agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • Real estate brokers or agencies
  • Government agencies
  • Corporations
  • Educational institutions

*Some of these occupations may require additional education at graduate or professional schools.


  • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International

  • Faculty have received awards, honors and recognition in the field

  • Research opportunities such as the "stock challenge"

  • A Bloomberg lab with 11 terminals and a Finance lab with access to streaming capital market data and the Financial Trading System


  • Total semester hours required: 120


  • Financial Statement Analysis


  • Finance

Related Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting

  • Bachelor of Business Administration


  • Financial Management Association


Contact Information


Mailing address: SLU 10468, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Garrett Hall, Room 61

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