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WHY FINANCE AT EIU

 

  • The Finance program here at Eastern offers a Bachelor of Science Major Finance Financial Planning Concentration, which is a CFP Board Registered Program. You can find us at https://www.cfp.net/become-a-cfp-professional/find-an-education-program
    • The Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation is a professional certification mark for financial planners conferred by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board https://www.cfp.net/home )in the United States, and by 25 other organizations affiliated with Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB), the international owner of the CFP mark outside of the United States.
    • There are four requirements to become a CFP Professional: finish education coursework; pass the CFP® Certification Examination; 4000+ hours of work experience; and adhere to the high standards of ethics and practice. https://www.cfp.net/become-a-cfp-professional/cfp-certification-requirements
    • Our Bachelor of Science Major Finance Financial Planning Concentration is a six-course curriculum that prepares you to sit for the CFP exam.

 

  • The Finance program here at Eastern provides you an opportunity to manage real money portfolios.
    • The FIN 4220 students manage a portfolio with a market value of $427,000 as of July 2017.
      • We report to the Eastern Illinois University Foundation.
      • The portfolio finished 3rd in the 2013 R.I.S.E. competition (Growth Category) and 2nd in the 2016 G.A.M.E. competition (Growth Category.)
    • The Student Investment Society, a RSO, manages a portfolio as a group.
      • Student- led weekly meetings.
      • Open to all majors.
      • The portfolio finished 1st in the 2012 R.I.S.E. competition (Growth Category.)

 

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School of Business

Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, Illinois 61920
(217) 581-2627
Fax: (217) 581-6642
business@eiu.edu


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