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Finance Majors

The major in Finance is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve successful business careers. While helping students build a well-rounded foundation of knowledge and skills enriched by liberal arts education , the major offers intensive instructions and training in different areas of finance. The major also offers students opportunities for specialization and career focus through a wide range of electives and faculty-supervised internships and independent study projects that enhance individual learning experience.

To earn the BBA (Bachelors of Business Administration), finance majors must earn a minimum of 126 credits. They must fulfill all arts and sciences foundation requirements and complete all business core curriculum courses, in addition to the required 21 credits in finance. A cumulative GPA of 2.00 is required.

Course Requirements

All college core requirements and the general business core, plus:
  • ACC 330 - Analysis of Financial Statements
  • FIN 322 - Corporate Finance
  • FIN 333 - Global Finance
  • FIN 329 - Financial Institutions, Markets and Money
  • FIN 431 - Investment Analysis
  • and TWO electives in Finance, one of which can be fulfilled by an internship.