Students in this concentration study finance as used in agribusiness, farming, financial institutions, and, more broadly, in the financial services industry.
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In addition to positions as loan officers in banks and other lending institutions, recent graduates are working in trust and other banking operations, investment and securities firms, rural appraisals, firm financial management, financial planning, insurance, real estate, and related fields.
Students may find jobs with commercial banks, the Farm Credit System, insurance companies, the Federal Reserve System, Farm Service Agency, or supply firms which finance purchases for producers, such as Growmark, John Deere, and others.
Specific courses required include Financial Decision-Making for Individual and Small Business (345), Financial Services and Investment Planning (444) and Modeling Applications for Financial Planning (446).
For more information about Finance in Agribusiness, please contact:
304 Mumford Hall
1301 W. Gregory
Urbana Illinois 61801