Finance - Requirements

Finance Major

Finance majors study the theory and practice of financial management and investments. Additionally, they analyze actual case histories of the financial operations of several different companies. The courses included in this major area prepare students to enter into financial management positions with corporate or governmental organizations.

For an 18-credit major in finance, students complete:

  • FI 210 Principles of Investments
  • FI 215 Financial Management
  • FI 330 Case Studies in Finance
  • Any 3* courses from the following:

    • FI 200 Global Capital Markets
    • FI 220 Working Capital Management
    • FI 240 International Finance
    • FI 310 Portfolio Analysis
    • FI 315 Futures and Options Markets
    • FI 320 Financial Modeling

*At least one elective must be a 300-level course.

Finance Minor

This minor offers students the opportunity to complement their major by studying financial theory and its application to decision-making. The investment and financing decisions of organizations are emphasized.

For a 15-credit minor in finance, students complete:

  • FI 101 Introduction to Finance
  • FI 210 Principles of Investments
  • FI 215 Financial Management
  • 2 finance courses selected from the following:

    • FI 200 Global Capital Markets
    • FI 220 Working Capital Management
    • FI 240 International Finance
    • FI 310 Portfolio Analysis
    • FI 315 Futures and Options Markets
    • FI 320 Financial Modeling

*Students should note that AC 11, EC 11, EC 12, and 1 mathematics course are prerequisites for FI 101.