Financial Markets Finance B.B.A.

Labovitz School of Business & Economics (DSBE) 41UGR Labovitz School of Bus & Econ 204 - Bachelor of Business Administration

Program description

The Financial Markets Finance BBA is an intensive academic and experiential preparation for careers in the financial services industry. Classroom instruction is combined with independent laboratory activities, and the program is centered upon four foundational elements: academic studies, the January term practicum in Duluth and the Twin Cities, financial markets laboratory work, and management of the "Bulldog" Investment Fund. Students admitted to the major gain exclusive and 24/7 access to the Wells Fargo Financial Markets Lab, a state-of-the-art lab designed to replicate a real world investment setting, where they make strategic investment decision to manage the Bulldog Investment Fund. This non-traditional learning environment offers students the opportunity to apply fundamental, technical, and quantitative analysis techniques and encourages the development of their own methodology towards analyzing investment options within the financial markets. Students develop competencies in investment analysis and are able to evaluate the appropriateness of investments in a broad range of portfolio application. They design strategies for managing investment, while being mindful of the importance of making sound and ethical financial decision in a real-world environment. They apply best practices to create, evaluate, and rebalance investment portfolios to achieve designed outcomes.

Program last updated

Fall 2024