Major Requirements
The finance curriculum balances the academic interests and career intentions of its majors. The program outlined below emphasizes analytical and quantitative skills. In order to declare and remain a major in good standing, a student must achieve and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.000 in all courses applicable to the major. Students majoring in finance cannot enroll accounting, business, economics, or finance courses on a pass-fail basis.

A major in finance must complete 12 courses as outlined below:


ECN 101 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECN 102 Principles of Microeconomics
ACT 101: Financial Accounting
MTH 119 Statistical Analysis OR
MTH 331 Mathematical Statistics I AND MTH 332 Mathematical Statistics II
MTH 121 Calculus I


BUS 236 or 237: Management
FIN 237 or 238: Corporation Finance
FIN 330 or 331: Monetary Economics
Culminating Undergraduate Experience:
FIN 490 CUE: Advanced Topics in Financial Management

Electives (Choose three):

ACT 226 or 227: Concepts of Federal Taxation
FIN 241 Current Topics in Financial Markets: Investment Strategies
FIN 311 or 312 Mathematics for Financial Analysis
FIN 344 or 345 Investments & Portfolios
FIN 365 or 366 Mergers & Acquisitions
FIN 367 or 368 Derivative Markets