Students interested in transferring to a four-year program in Finance should complete the General Business major. The General Business Degree will fulfill lower division general education requirements at all public four-year colleges and universities in the State of Idaho and will prepare students to transfer into business programs with junior-level standing. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor frequently and to contact their transfer institution to ensure transferability.
Students build competence in financial planning and money management; managing risk; consumer strategies used when purchasing automobiles, real estate, and consumable items; approaches to investing in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds in a changing world; and retirement and estate planning. Students evaluate choices and understand the consequences of decisions in terms of lost opportunity costs. A variety of projects apply insights pertaining to the student's personal financial situation.