Finance Requirements


Note: The Undergraduate Catalog contains the most detailed Finance degree information including program requirements and course descriptions.


B.S. in Finance

Business School core: (27)

  • ACCT 101 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 102 - Principles of Accounting II
  • MGMT 203 - The Legal Environment of Business
  • MGMT 211 - Managing Team and Organizational Behavior
  • MKTG 221 - Marketing Principles
  • FINA 315 - Introduction to Corporate Finance
  • MGMT 357 - Information Technology Management
  • MGMT 409 - Operations Management
  • MGMT 432 - Strategic Management

One Globalization course chosen from: (3)

  • ECON 340C - International Economic Policy
  • FINA 413 - International Banking and Finance
  • MGMT 312 - International Business Management

Finance Track courses: (21)

Liberal Arts and Science courses: (60)

  • COMM 253 - Business Communication
  • CSCI 150 - P4 Introduction to High Technology
  • ECON 105C - P3 Introduction to Microeconomics
  • ECON 106C - P3 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECON 221 - SQ Statistics I
  • MSTI 130C* - SQ Mathematical Modeling and Quantitative Analysis
  • REST 386D** - Morality in Business
  • Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences courses to total 60 credits

*MATH 112C or 120C may be substituted for MSTI 130C.
**PHIL 273C may be substituted for REST 386D.

Total: (111)

Finance Tracks

Corporate Finance Track

  • One course chosen from:
    • ACCT 201 - Intermediate Accounting I
    • ACCT 301 - Cost Accounting
    • ACCT 311 - Introduction to Federal Taxation
  • ECON 301C - Money and Banking
  • FINA 316 - Intermediate Financial Management
  • FINA 336 - Investments I
  • FINA 470 - Strategic Financial Management
  • One Finance elective (200 level or above)
  • One Finance or Accounting elective (200 level or above)

Financial Planning Track

  • FINA 318 - Introduction to Financial Planning
  • FINA 336 - Investments I
  • FINA 337 - Investments II
  • FINA 464 - Retirement Planning (1)*
  • FINA 465 - Insurance and Risk Management (1)*
  • FINA 466 - Principles of Estate Planning (1)*
  • Choose one:
    • MKTG 344 - Personal Selling -OR-
    • MKTG 327 - Buyer Behavior
  • ACCT 311 - Introduction to Federal Taxation
  • FINA 495 - Internship in Financial Planning

*These three one-credit hour modules comprise one course.

Finance Minor

Are you majoring in Accounting or Economics? Do you want to increase your appeal to potential employers by broadening your skill set? If so, a Finance minor may be right for you!

Required courses: (9)

  • ACCT 101 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 102 - Principles of Accounting II
  • FINA 315 - Introduction to Corporate Finance

Three electives chosen from: (9)

  • FINA 316 - Intermediate Financial Management
  • FINA 318 - Introduction to Financial Planning
  • FINA 336 - Investments I
  • FINA 337 - Investments II
  • FINA 350 - Principles of Real Estate
  • FINA 351 - Real Estate Finance and Investment
  • FINA 401 - Derivative Securities I
  • FINA 413 - International Banking and Finance
  • FINA 470 - Strategic Financial Management
  • FINA 471 - Retirement Planning
  • FINA 472 - Insurance and Risk Management
  • FINA 473 - Principles of Estate Planning

Total: (18)


Accounting/Finance Advisory Board

The Accounting/Finance Advisory Board is made up of prominent members of the accounting and finance professions and provides input to faculty on changes occurring within the profession. This information allows us to continually change and improve the curriculum, giving you the opportunity to develop integrative, holistic perspectives into real world business scenarios.

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