American University of Sharjah
American University of Sharjah

American University of Sharjah

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Finance

Finance is "where the money is!" Our highly experienced and qualified faculty members ensure that our students get the best theoretical and practical experience in the field. Our program is one of the most respected in the country and the region, and has a diverse, multicultural student body. We have a popular partnership program with the CFA Institute-meaning that your finance major provides excellent preparation for the Level I exam for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Obtaining this prestigious designation after graduation significantly enhances career prospects in the financial world. As a finance graduate, there are a number of lucrative careers that are open to you. These include jobs in banking, investment, insurance, real estate, the global corporate sector as well as in government. Upon graduation, our student has:
  • Developed the analytical skills and theoretical framework necessary to analyze and understand the banking sectors
  • Gained the initial tools required for understanding investment, capital marketing, financial management and financial institutions
  • Obtained the knowledge needed to take the first level of the CFA exam upon graduation
Finance is a stimulating field that examines sources of funds and uses of funds, how to invest one's money and how to make more money. So if you are looking for a fast-paced career that is lucrative as well as dynamic, then our exciting program is exactly what you are looking for.
Required Credit Hours: minimum 147 hours