Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

The finance program gives students a solid understanding of how domestic and global finances work.

Students take coursework on financial statement analysis, financial markets and institutions, corporate finance, investments, management of financial institutions, and real estate fundamentals. Students wishing to focus on managing stock portfolios can apply to participate in the highly selective Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF), a $2.8 million student-managed stock portfolio class where students will be prepared to become Bloomberg certified.

Available Concentrations

Available Certificates

Career Opportunities

By focusing on real-world cases and applied problems, finance majors are prepared to become innovative leaders in the banking, finance, or real estate industries.

Commercial Banking

  • Lending
  • Business development
  • Investment management
  • Risk management
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Regulatory enforcement

Corporate Finance

  • Project analysis
  • Financing and capital raising
  • Treasury management
  • Managerial accounting
  • Executive management

Investment banking and Investment Management

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Equity and debt issuance
  • Portfolio management
  • Business valuation
  • Investment advisement
  • Research analysis

Real Estate

  • Residential brokerage
  • Commercial brokerage
  • Appraisals
  • Property management
  • Real estate portfolio management



Finance Job Placement Rate 90.8% 2018

Finance Student Organizations

Admission Requirements

  • A or B in ACCT 2300 and FIN 3320
  • 2.75 cumulative Texas Tech University GPA


Prospective Students

Current Students

Rawley Stallard
Academic Advisor