Undergraduate Programs

What is Finance?

The Certificate in Finance is valuable for Economics students interested in opportunities in finance, controllership, investment analysis in corporations and government enterprises, banks, insurance companies, government financial regulatory agencies, and other organizations specializing in financial affairs. The Certificate in Finance includes study of investors’ choices among financial investments (securities), business asset management, choices among methods of financing assets, and risk management. 

Why add this certificate to your degree?

This certificate’s rigorous training in Finance provides Economics major and honors degree students a beneficial complement to the skills and knowledge acquired in their principal program of study. The certificate broadens the opportunities available to Economics graduates entering the labour force or pursuing further studies.

What experiences are involved in obtaining this certificate?

Finance certificate students complete additional courses in Economics, Accounting, Finance, and Operations Management.

What additional courses are required?

Please see the university Calendar for certificate course requirements.