The Finance major is for those students with career objectives in the financial management of business firms, banking and other financial institutions, insurance and the securities industries. The course of study analyzes the investment needs, financial requirements and financial performance of business firms. It also is concerned with the role played by financial institutions and security markets in meeting the vital financial needs of business firms, investors and consumers.
The College of Business and Public Administration has specific requirements for formal admission into the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB) degree program. These requirements must be met before continuation into upper division business courses. Please see Business Undergraduate Advising for more information on formal admission requirements.
Courses taken for this Finance major may not be counted towards the Business Economics major (except Econ 404), the Marketing Major, the Human Resource Management Option, the General Business Option or the Operations Management option.
Required Business Administration Core (69 Credits)
Required Finance Major Courses (24 credits)
ECON 404 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (5)
ECON 444 Money and Banking (5)
FINC 431 Investments (4)
FINC 434 Financial Derivatives (4)
FINC 435 Capital Budgeting and Long-Term Financing (4)
Electives (4-5 credits)
Select approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.
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