what is Finance?
The finance industry deals with the management, investment, transfer and lending of money. Every company utilizes money, and the finance area is responsible for the handling of those funds. The industry itself is very large, encompassing everything from small, local businesses and banks to the multinational corporations and investment banks regularly featured in news headlines.
The finance career pathway prepares students for careers in financial and investment planning, banking, insurance and business financial management. There are several fields of study in this pathway, including corporate finance, financial planning, investment banking, insurance and real estate.