Business Administration Major: Finance Option B.S.

Business Administration Major: Finance Option B.S.

Bachelor degree
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: $65
Intakes: September
International tuition: $30,635
Domestic tuition: $15,265

Program overview

As part of the Paul College of Business and Economics, the business administration major with a finance option will give you the knowledge and analytical skills necessary to make informed financial decisions for yourself and the organizations you’ll work for. The program exposes you to the two main areas of finance — investments and corporate finance — while allowing you to specialize in one of three tracks: real estate, analytics and quantitative finance, or financial analyst. The job outlook for Paul College graduates with a business administration major and finance option is strong, and starting and mid-career salaries are typically among the highest of all majors at the university.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • Duolingo English Test
  • PTE
A typical plan of study follows, showing the major-required courses. Students take 16-18 credits per semester. Discovery Program requirements (including the Inquiry requirement in the first two years) and elective courses are taken as well. Students are expected to follow this course plan. In the first three semesters, students cannot take more than two major courses in a single semester. The options have additional requirements as noted. For a detailed schedule/plan of study for each option, students should check with the Paul College Undergraduate Programs and Advising Office for specific recommendations. Duolingo score is 105 or higher

Career opportunities

Corporate financial analyst Credit manager Financial planner Investment banker Loan officer Money manager Portfolio analyst Private equity analyst Real estate analyst Risk manager

Campus location

Durham , United States