Bachelor of Science in Finance

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Undergraduate Finance at UT Dallas

Learn relevant and cutting-edge skills, get your foot in the career door with an internship and enter the workforce as a versatile expert in finance.

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Bachelor’s in Finance program director Drew Peabody presents the Outstanding Student Award.

Relevant and Cutting-Edge Classes

The Bachelor’s in Finance degree is a 120 semester-credit-hour degree program. Our program provides a unique intersection of financial theory and technical, quantitative applications.

All students must take a set of core finance courses that are relevant to all career paths, and they choose electives from a variety of options as well. Our curriculum is designed by our faculty with input from industry experts representing many careers in finance. Our faculty will give you the skills necessary to work in the finance industry.

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Bachelor’s in Finance students at a Citigroup internship event hosted by the Career Management Center

Internship Opportunities

All students in the program are required to get an internship in a finance-related field.

An internship is hands-on, experiential learning that allows students to apply their academic knowledge in the workplace and get valuable experience. Each year, more than 200 students are placed in internships in a variety of financial industries. Check out Internship Stories at the Jindal School or go to LinkedIn and search #UTDBSFIN to learn about recent internships.

Some examples of employers who have recently offered internships to finance students include:

  • Fidelity Investments
  • Texas Instruments
  • Southwest Airlines
  • CBRE
  • Santander
  • AIG
Finance coaches help you prepare for your internship


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Bachelor’s in Finance students gather for a professional roundtable discussion.

Become a Versatile Finance Professional

Finance is a fast-paced career. The field spans a variety of in-demand jobs, and many roles require specialized training and skills.

Our degree plan offers a choice of tracks that lead to a variety of careers in finance. Identifying an area of interest will help you select courses, student organizations, internships and professional designations to successfully advance your career.

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Finance professors, alumni and industry guests at a finance panel event

Join a Hot Job Market

UT Dallas is located in the Dallas Metroplex, rated by Forbes magazine as the No. 2 “Best Places for Business and Careers,” 2019.

Finance positions are filling a growing demand and need for specialized training and skills. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects employment growth of 10% to 14% for financial positions through 2026, and finance careers regularly place in the Top 15 of Best Business Jobs and in the Top 75 of Best Jobs in ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn how the JSOM Career Management Center connects you with the Dallas job market

Alumni Spotlight

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Shahzil (Shaz) Amin, BS’11

Founder & CEO, Blue Track Media; Managing Partner, Karlani Capital; Founder, Plugged Labs, Inc.

Amin followed a path to entrepreneurship many have trod – he had no choice but to be successful.  

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Andy Mangham, BS’07 MBA’12 MS’13

IT Audit Manager – Global Sox Assurance; CBRE

In his role at the real estate services giant CBRE, Mangham manages IT audits for global operations, works on special projects for executives. 

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Doug Hermann, BS’14

Broker Associate, The Weitzman Group

Hermann double-majored while at Jindal School, graduating with a degree in Finance and a degree in Business Administration.  

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Priya Singh, BS’15

Analyst, Goldman Sachs

Singh, who earned her finance degree at Jindal School, now is a Warehouse Asset Manager at Goldman Sachs and works as part of the Realty Management Division in Dallas. “My current job consists of working with consumer and student loan facilities to ensure loan management and assist with the lending business,” she says. She also assists the trading desk and bankers in New York City. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Singh worked for two years with GE Capital in its Commercial Leadership Program in Chicago and Wisconsin.  

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Remsen Jennings, BS’11, MS’12

Assurance Services, EY

Remsen Jennings graduated summa cum laude with a double bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance in 2011, following that with a master’s degree in accounting in 2012. During his time at UT Dallas, Jennings was appointed as a UT System Student Advisory Council member, elected as student body vice president, served as president of the Davidson Management Honors Program and was a member of the Professional Program in Accounting.

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Class Profile – BS in Finance

Bachelor’s in Finance students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience and represent an array of races, gender, geography and cultures.

980

Students Enrolled

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Gender

31% Female
69% Male

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Major Status

903 Primary Major
32 Secondary Major (within JSOM)
45 Secondary Major (outside JSOM)

22

Average Age

in years

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Average GPA

3.17

Student Testimonials

Sarah Mayanja

Sarah Mayanja, Class of 2019

As a transfer student, I came to UT Dallas with little exposure to the financial services industry, but had strong motivation to learn anything necessary to be successful. The finance program at UT Dallas empowered me to reach out to mentors and apply for jobs in areas that led to growth opportunities and enabled me to build on the knowledge taught in my classes.
Vivek Sinha

Vivek Sinha , Class of 2020

Dr. Peabody and the finance team at JSOM work with you to make sure that whatever sector of finance you pursue, you will be prepared. Anyone seriously considering a career in finance whether it be in banking, consulting, private equity or even hedge funds, should apply to the BS in Finance program. You will have personalized planning and advice at your disposal at any time that will help set you up for a successful career.
Luke Lessig

Luke Lessig, Class of 2020

The unique mix of high quality instructors and coursework, numerous professional and informative student organizations, industry connections and career guidance through the CMC, and supportive, knowledgeable fellow students has helped me define my career goals and work towards them. I have no doubt that the education I’ve received in the BS in Finance program at the Jindal School of Management has more than prepared me for a top career in finance.
Mallory Hubbard

Mallory Hubbard, Class of 2018

The finance program embraces student diversity in meaningful ways. Through working with others in a variety of project-based courses, I was able to gain valuable interpersonal skills – which I am proud to be bringing to the workforce.
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