Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: Academic Catalog 2020-2021 Program: Finance Major

Finance Major

The finance major is for students interested in obtaining a global understanding of the financial markets, an ability to value real and portfolio investment assets, an understanding of how to hedge financial risks, and an ability to make informed financial management decisions. The core courses comprising the finance major include a unique combination of focused coursework in financial management, investments, international finance, economics, and accounting. Accordingly, the core program of study is designed to provide the finance graduate with the requisite set of skills necessary for all major areas of finance, while including a valuable understanding of the related fields of economics and accounting. Graduates with a major in finance are well-prepared for careers in corporate finance, wealth management, insurance, banking, and real estate management, among others. Students completing the requirements for a Finance major will receive a Bachelor of Science degree.

A total of 60 semester hours is required for the Finance major. Students must satisfactorily complete:

Required Courses

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
MAT 135 - College Algebra Credits: 3

or

MAT 161 - Pre-calculus Credits: 3

or

MAT 201 - Calculus I Credits: 4

 

MAT 223 - Statistics Credits: 3
CIS 206 - Data Management for Business Credits: 3
ACC 211 - Principles of Financial Accounting Credits: 3
ACC 349 - Intermediate Accounting I Credits: 3
ECO 211 - Principles of Microeconomics Credits: 3
ECO 212 - Principles of Macroeconomics Credits: 3

 

ECO 311 - Intermediate Microeconomics Credits: 3

or

ECO 420 - Managerial Economics Credits: 3

 

ECO 312 - Intermediate Macroeconomics Credits: 3
ECO 321 - Money and Banking Credits: 3
LAW 310 - Legal Environment of Business Credits: 3
FIN 301 - Financial Management I Credits: 3
FIN 302 - Financial Management II Credits: 3
FIN 353 - Investments Credits: 3
FIN 450 - International Finance Credits: 3
FIN 453 - Security Analysis and Portfolio Management Credits: 3
FIN 470 - Senior Seminar in Finance Credits: 3

Elective Courses

Students must also complete a minimum of 9 hours of electives from the following list:

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ACC 350 - Intermediate Accounting II Credits: 3
ACC 359 - Managerial Accounting Credits: 3
ACC 411 - Intermediate Accounting III Credits: 3
ECO 450 - Econometrics Credits: 3
FIN 340 - Selected Topics Credits: 3
FIN 315 - Real Estate Finance Credits: 3
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