Finance Major

Finance majors study the theory and practice of financial management and investments in the required foundation courses. The finance major builds upon a solid foundation in math and statistics, economics, and accounting. Finance electives provide for the study of more specialized topics within financial management and investments such as financial modeling, futures and options, portfolio analysis, real estate, and other specialized topics. All finance major complete a capstone experience in their final semester that synthesizes their business and finance knowledge in analyzing case studies in a wide variety of applications. The finance major prepares students to enter into a wide variety of finance positions with corporate, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations.

For a 48-credit major in finance, students complete the following:

Business Core Requirements27
FI 0210Principles of Investment3
FI 0215Financial Management3
FI 0330Case Studies in Finance3
Select three courses from the following: 19
Global Capital Markets
International Finance
Seminar in Fixed Income
Financial Trading and Strategic Simulations
Portfolio Analysis
Futures and Options Markets
Financial Modeling
Seminar in Real Estate
Seminar in Finance
Select one Business Elective3
Total Credits48