Financial services are an essential aspect of every business institution and organization. Students in
this pathway investigate the field of financial management, including how it is impacted by industry
standards as well as economic, financial, technological, international, social, legal, and ethical factors.
Students formulate and interpret financial information for use in financial management decision
making, such as compliance and risk management. This pathway may include programs of study for
accounting, banking, securities and investments, and other financial specializations.