Finance can be defined as the art and science of managing money. The field of finance is integral to almost every facet of business enterprise. It is also a vital aspect of government operations and has an effect on our daily lives. Virtually all organizations and individuals raise money and decide how to spend and invest it. Finance is concerned with the entire process of obtaining the money that organizations or individuals need, and spending and investing that money in the most efficient manner.
For more information about the Finance major and minor, see the Undergraduate Bulletin.