Admissions Office
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 723-6046
(800) 249-6412
TTY/TDD: (218) 723-6790

Rick Revoir, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Tower Hall, Room 3144
(218) 723-6424


Fast Facts: Finance

  • Program incorporates broad-based core of business-related courses, including management, accounting, computer science, economics and mathematics
  • Incorporates liberal arts courses in the humanities, social sciences and foreign language
  • Requires students to develop their written and oral communication skills across curriculum
  • Faculty with extensive training and work experience in finance are committed to teaching
  • Offers focus and depth within the discipline
  • Finance majors are prepared to obtain positions in any of the following three main areas:
    • Financial Management: The study of how managers obtain money, manage working capital and allocate money to long-term investments
    • Financial Markets and Institutions: The study of money markets (short-term debt) and capital markets (long-term debt and equity)
    • Investment: The study of how individuals manage portfolios and provide financial planning

Program Requirements

Major: 68 credits
Minor: 20 credits


Students can choose to complete an internship, which will count as one of their elective courses.


Students with finance degrees work in a myriad of industries and sectors. Finance majors have gone on to careers as actuaries, appraisers, bank examiners, financial analysts, fund managers, financial planners, loan officers, marketing analysts and more.

Boost your brain power and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Latin, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

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  • "I think that finance is a sturdy business major. After all, every corporation needs people to deal with its finances. Because of this, I feel my major is a stable choice."

    – Emily Skinner, ‘14