Finance Minor

Finance Hershey, PA

The Hartwick finance minor provides a foundation for students interested in money, capital, and risk management.    


Where a finance background can take you.

Careers in finance include corporate finance officer (CFO), stock trader, portfolio manager, financial analyst, banker, insurance broker and personal financial advisor. The chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation requires a background in accounting, business, and economics consistent with our finance minor requirements.


A closer look.

Finance minors are introduced to classical economic theory while learning application skills and techniques related to analysis and planning, valuation, working capital management, strategic long-term investment and financing decisions, international financial management, and mergers and acquisitions.


Beyond the basic.

Like all Hartwick students, finance minors learn by doing. They study in small classes with expert faculty. They travel the world. They get ready for meaningful careers and interesting lives. They thrive.

Finance minors are encouraged to participate in internships while at Hartwick. Past internships include:

  • Financial Analyst, Deutsche Bank, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Global Brokering, ICAP North America, New York, NY
  • Bank of New York, Mellon, Pittsburg, PA
  • Venture Capital, Private Equity Firm, San Francisco, CA

Putting finance to work.

After graduation, most finance minors choose to enter the workforce. Others have studied at some of the most prestigious universities in the country.

Hartwick alumni work in:

  • Banking:
    • Goldman Sachs
    • JP Morgan Chase
  • Insurance:
    • Liberty Mutual
    • MetLife
    • State Farm
  • Financial Services:
    • DTCC
    • Keefe Bruyette & Woods
    • BakerAvenue

Meet the finance faculty.

Hartwick’s expert finance faculty are focused on making sure they deliver an education worthy of students who are meant for more, students who will make an impact on the world into which they graduate.

Ramin Kasamanli, CPA
Assistant Professor of Accounting
MA, University of Mississippi
Areas of expertise:
accounting, auditing, finance, entrepreneurship, internal control, risk management, enterprise resource planning
Stephen A. Kolenda
Professor of Business Administration and Accounting
MBA, University of Connecticut
Areas of expertise:
accounting and international business
Daniel Vo
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Ph.D., University of Victoria, BC, Canada
Areas of expertise:
entrepreneurial finance, microeconomics
Priscilla Wightman
Professor of Accounting
MS, State University of New York at Albany
Areas of expertise:
accounting, auditing, fraud investigation

 

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