Apr 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

School of Finance and Operations Management

For more information on degree offerings by the faculty of the School of Finance and Operations Management, visit the School of Finance and Operations Management webpage.

Undergraduate Academic Programs

The faculty of finance and operations management offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree in finance .

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) with a major in finance places major emphasis on three areas of finance: financial management, investments and portfolio management, and financial markets and institutions. The student may select a general program or may structure his or her program around one of these specific areas: corporate finance, energy finance, international finance, or investments and portfolio management. Each course of study prepares students to approach financial decision making by analyzing financial data and market information within a framework of economic theory, and to deal with a wide range of financial problems, including those of business, financial institutions, and governments.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the undergraduate program in finance will be able to:

  • explain the function of capital and money markets in the context of domestic and global financial systems.

  • apply valuation techniques in order to make investment recommendations.

  • assess risk and return characteristics of investment opportunities;
  • communicate effectively financial concepts, recommendations, and decisions.


Wen-Chyuan Chiang

Wen-Chyuan Chiang, Operations Management
John Polonchek, Finance

Associate Professors
S. Thomas Kim, Finance
Eric Olson, Finance
Svetlana Orlova, Finance and International Business

Assistant Professors
Ismail Abdulrashid, Business Analytics
Anila Madhan, Finance
Meagan McCollum, Finance
Tatiana Salikhova, Finance
Kazim Topuz, Operations Management and Business Analytics

Applied Assistant Professor
William Brice Collier, Finance

Visiting Assistant Professors
Reza Alizadeh, Operations Management
Leili Soltaisehat, Operations Management




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