Finance and Banking

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Program Overview

Delaware State University students may pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in finance and banking. The concentration is designed to prepare students for careers in banks and other financial institutions, as well as in financial management of a broad range of other firms. In addition, many students choose to work for regulatory agencies and other government agencies.    
Our program offers a series of fundamental and advanced courses in finance. Students obtain a thorough understanding of the basic concepts, principles, operating procedures and analytical techniques necessary for them to succeed in the business world.   Advanced courses provide opportunities to explore fundamental principles in greater depth and to apply them to real-world situations.

Required Courses

At the undergraduate level, the finance and banking concentration consists of a minimum of 18 beyond the required 33 credits of upper level management core courses. Click here for a sample course schedule.
Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
Financial Markets & Institutions
Commercial Bank Management
Senior Seminar in Financial Mgmt
Finance and Banking Elective
Finance and Banking Elective

Course Descriptions


Delaware State University students gain the access to state-of-the-art facilities with current equipment, hardware and software.  The College of Business Financial Network Trading Room is one of the few facilities of its kind at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) and it facilitates students’ learning in the real world settings. Moreover, two Bloomberg Terminals are installed in the trading room to provide real-time financial data and track market activities, simulating the environment widely experienced by financial professionals and regulatory agencies. The hands-on simulations plus the Bloomberg Product Certification afford Delaware State University students significant advantages in securing internship and career opportunities. 


Our students have taken advantage of internship opportunities at such businesses as AIG, J.P. Morgan Chase, Nehemiah Gateway, Ernst & Young, Smithsonian Institute and B.G. PHARM, etc. The internship is typically undertaken after the junior year as finance & banking concentration.



Finance Faculty

Dr. Young Kwak
Dr. Nandita Das
Dr. Zi “Nancy” Ning

Careers in Finance

  • Financial management
  • Banks and other depository institutions
  • Investment/securities companies
  • Real estate/mortgage firms
  • Insurance companies
  • Government or not-for-profit organizations

Recent Placements

  • Bank of America
  • Discover Financial Services
  • Morgan Chase
  • Comcast
  • Travelers Insurance Company
  • Dover Federal Credit Union