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Undergraduate Finance at USD


the fields of corporate finance, investments, financial planning, portfolio management and others.

Each of our majors begins with the freshman/sophomore (First/Second Year) curriculum. During the first two years of a four-year program of study, you will complete the liberal learning requirements of the university and the prerequisites for admission to the business majors.

The Pre-Major Business Core must be completed before full admission to the School of Business major is granted.


Finance: Bachelor of Business Administration

This degree is centered decisions about how to obtain funds, deploy funds (invest), and manage capital in personal and business settings.

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Online & Off-Campus Options

Four-Year Program Guides

All business students must meet the university general education requirements, Beacom School of Business degree requirements, as well as the requirements of the business major.

The Classroom & Beyond

  • The cover of The South Dakotan Business 2019 magazine.

    The South Dakotan Business strives to inform readers of business trends, school initiatives, student activities and alumni updates.

  • Warren Buffett

    The Financial Management Association‚Äč helps students network with finance professionals through speakers and field trips. Field trips to businesses in Omaha as well as financial centers in Chicago and New York City allow you to enjoy hands-on experience in the area of finance.

  • Yewmun Yip

    Professor Yewmun Yip teaches Investments, International Financial Management, Risk Management and Bank Management. His research interests are investment strategies, international financial markets and government intervention.

After Graduation

Graduates of the Beacom School of Business have been putting their finance skills to work in some of the nation's top companies and organizations.

Potential Careers Recent Employers
International Trader Forest Products Distributors
Research Analyst Kingstone Capital Partners
CFO Divine Concrete
Operations Associate BankWest
Insurance Representative State Farm
Finance Program Success Stories

Success Stories

I had the opportunity to do an internship which turned into a full-time position. Tyler Stewart , 2011 Graduate