The Department of Finance and Commercial Law at Western Michigan University offers majors in finance, personal financial planning and general business; it offers minors in finance, general business, insurance, law and real estate.
The Department of Finance and Commercial Law educates its students in the theory and practice of finance and in the application of legal and ethical principles.
The Department of Finance and Commercial Law provides education to develop and enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of its students. The quality of education is strengthened by experiences such as cases, internships, and study abroad programs, as well as the use of technology and a faculty committed to professional development and research
The Department of Finance and Commercial Law assesses its programs for the purpose of continuous improvement. Student learning is assessed, course content reviewed, and employers surveyed to be sure that graduates have the appropriate knowledge and skills.
The college is among an elite group of fewer than 5 percent of business schools that are accredited at both undergraduate and graduate levels by the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business and among a select two percent that have additional specialized accreditation for their accountancy programs. AACSB includes more than 1,100 educational institutions, businesses and other organizations in 70 countries that are dedicated to the advancement of business education worldwide.