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Business Finance

Every corporation, every church and every nonprofit need one thing: a strong budget that will enhance their future and provide a safety net of resources. What’s even more important is the tireless professional working behind the scenes to make a stable financial path a reality.

With the business finance major at Cornerstone University, you’ll learn the entrepreneurial, economical and financial aspects of business. The business finance program is designed to prepare you for work in corporate finance, economic development, insurance and risk management.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Minor

Academic Division

  • Business Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of business finance graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

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Deep Conviction and Wisdom

As a business finance professional, you have the power to change a business’s financial future. In this program, you will be challenged to find empowering solutions to real-world scenarios with the aid of faculty who have extensive experience in their field. At graduation, you’ll be fully prepared to become a business professional with mindfulness for serving Jesus Christ.

While you’re a student at Cornerstone, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with business finance situations outside the classroom. You can become involved in Enactus, a program designed to provide business-minded students with real-world sales, entrepreneurial and financial experience. Cornerstone is also home to the Ron Blue Center, where you can encounter new ways to make practical budgets, resource allocations and investments.

Careers

Our business finance graduates have the tenacity to take their careers anywhere. Your program will empower you to become a business professional wherever God has called you.

Opportunities

  • Credit analyst
  • Investment representative
  • Financial analyst
  • Investment banker
  • Chief financial officer
  • Financial or wealth adviser
  • Financial planner
  • Controller

Internships

Before you graduate, you will be integrated into an internship program within your degree. We’ve partnered with several global businesses to provide you with crucial experience to add to your resume.

Opportunities

  • Steelcase
  • Byrne Electrical Specialists
  • YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids
  • O'Neill Asset Management LLC
  • Kellogg Company

Program Features

The business finance program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guides

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select a sample degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in business finance.

Business Finance Three-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Business Finance Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Off-Campus Study Opportunities

As a Cornerstone business student, you will have the opportunity to study abroad in places such as Dubai and the Netherlands. While there, you will learn how to combine your faith with business in the global marketplace.

Master of Business Administration 4+1 Program

Cornerstone business finance majors have the opportunity to qualify for advanced standing in our Master of Business Administration 4+1 program. This gives you the option to earn both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years.

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Accreditation

CU is dedicated to continuously improving our academic programs to provide you with the skills needed to reach your career goals. Signifying this, our bachelor’s and master’s business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our business finance program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

Cornerstone did a great job of preparing me for the workforce. Not only did I build the necessary knowledge base to succeed in my job, but I also learned how to integrate my faith in the workplace to positively influence those around me.

Jordan Buffum (’15)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

The Business Division at Cornerstone is a thriving hub of young professionals preparing themselves to lead faithfully in their future. Take a look at some of the other programs this division provides.

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Hours

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.