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Finance Major Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Economics 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • Economics 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics 140 - Statistics (prerequisite for FIN 321)
  • Mathematics 160 - Calculus for the Social Sciences or
    Mathematics 181 - Calculus I

A minimum grade of C is required in all prerequisites for Finance majors. They may be taken at any time prior to graduation.

Completion of 33 hours as follows

Nine hours from required courses:

  • Accounting 211 - Principles of Accounting
  • Finance 321 - Business Finance (A grade of C or greater is required in Finance 321 as a prerequisite for the 400-level Finance courses)
  • Finance 445 - Business Finance (A grade of C or greater is required in Finance 321 as a prerequisite for the 400-level Finance courses)

Six hours from the following courses:

  • Accounting 341 - Cost Accounting I
  • Accounting 342 - Cost Accounting II
  • Accounting 351 - Intermediate Accounting I
  • Accounting 352 - Intermediate Accounting II
  • Accounting 425 - Income Tax Concepts and Decision Making
  • Accounting 426 - Income Tax Concepts and Decision Making II

Twelve hours from the following courses:

  • Finance 411 - Investments
  • Finance 415 - Bank Management
  • Finance 420 - Cases in Finance
  • Finance 430 - Capital Budgeting
  • Finance 435 - Real Estate Analysis
  • Finance 440 - International Finance
  • Finance 445 - Financial Statement Analysis
  • Finance 450 - Corporate Financial Analysis
  • Finance 480 - Advanced Topics in Finance

Six hours from the following courses:

  • Business 331 - Management
  • Business 338 - Marketing
  • Business 339 - Consumer Behavior
  • Business 340 - Marketing Research
  • Business 348 - Small Business Management
  • Business 350 - Business and the Environment
  • Business 376 - Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Business 448 – Leadership—In Business and Beyond
  • Business 480 - Special Topics
  • Economics 372 - Business Law
  • Philosophy 213 - Ethics and Business

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