Cal Poly’s finance concentration empowers students to lead in a fast-paced profession critical to our global economy. Through in-depth coursework, case studies and unique Learn by Doing projects, students learn about everything from income securities to portfolio management with an emphasis on corporate finance. Each student can have a capstone experience in the Student Managed Portfolio Project or CFA Challenge. Finance students also gain valuable experience with computer science, accounting and economics to develop a well-rounded skill set. Classes are taught in Cal Poly’s Financial Analysis Resource Center, a special-purpose classroom with data terminals, financial software and real time display of stock prices. Cal Poly finance graduates are known for being career-ready and creative, bringing value to their companies from the first day on the job.

The finance concentration is open to business administration and economics majors.