After completing his Business Administration degree (Finance minor), Mike Cleveland '06 was hired as a financial analyst for IBM Global Business Services. His work is project-based and includes frequent travel.


"It has been my experience that competency in mathematics, both in numerical manipulations and in understanding its conceptual foundations, enhances a person's ability to handle the more ambiguous and qualitative relationships that dominate our day-to-day financial decision-making."
  -Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve of the United States (b. 1926)

The Finance minor at Colorado Christian University prepares you to enter the field fully equipped with knowledge and skills that will lead to success in the business finance industry. The program focuses on helping you build effective financial analysis skills, giving you tools to develop a working knowledge of capital and cash management, as well as your professional and legal responsibilities. 

Finance in the Christian University

CCU offers a unique aspect of finance education through the integration of faith and learning that challenges you to examine financial concepts from a biblical worldview. With recent accounting and financial scandals in the corporate world, CCU graduates are very attractive to potential employers because of their strong ethical foundation. 
Course Catalog
Interesting Finance classes you might take:
  • Financial Management Strategies
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Managerial Cost Accounting
What can you do with a degree in Finance ?
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Financial Advisory Services (Insurance)
  • Financial Analysis and Reporting
  • Financial Services (Investing)
  • Not-for-Profit Financial Management



Dr. William Mesa

Professor of Accounting and Management
School of Business and Leadership

The current business environment in the U.S. and internationally provides numerous opportunities for integrating how faith shapes business practice. By using readily available corporate ethical issues along with the current growth-trajectory in global business, it is an integral part of the curriculum in the School of Business and Leadership to describe and demonstrate how faith shapes practices in the commercial environment.
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Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 303-963-3200

or 800-44-FAITH

Fax: 303-963-3201