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Finance and Supply Chain Management

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Finance Minor

About our Finance Minor 

Our Finance minor teaches you about business, economics, accounting and actuarial sciences with a grounding in key financial principles and practices. Our courses build on the business core and decision making in three interrelated areas: 

  • Managerial finance 
  • Investments 
  • Financial markets and institutions

Students discussing business at a CWU preview dayWhy minor in Finance at CWU? 

A minor in Finance will provide you with knowledge in acquisition and management of funds by businesses, governments, and individuals. You will also understand the theoretical foundations and analytical skills of corporate financing and investing decisions, financial markets, security valuation, portfolio management, and financial planning.

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How much does this program cost? 

Find out how much this program costs through the registrar.

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Careers and Outcomes   

Our Finance program provides you with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter positions in demand such as:

  • Financial Analyst and Advisor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Risk Specialist
  • Investment Analyst
  • Financial Manager

Recent CWU graduates have received jobs in Finance at various popular corporations such as Expedia, Microsoft, Boeing, Smartsheet, and Paccar.

Eastern Washington is ranked #3 as a nonmetropolitan area with the highest employment in Financial Specialists!

Degree Information  

Finance minors are only available to students who are currently pursuing a major in Accounting, Business, Economics or Actuarial Sciences

For information regarding admission requirements, required and elective courses, please reference the 2022-2023 Academic Catalog.

Questions? Contact us. 

To declare a major or minor program email with your student email for next steps. 

Do you just need to take a class to transfer back to your college or university? Please see our helpful instructions for taking a class as a non-degree seeking student.

CWU’s College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools globally earn the coveted designation.

For more information, reference our Accreditation information.

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