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 Requirements||27|
|FI 0210||Principles of Investment||3|
|FI 0215||Financial Management||3|
|FI 0330||Case Studies in Finance||3|
|Select three courses from the following: 1||9|
|Global Capital Markets|
|Seminar in Fixed Income|
|Financial Trading and Strategic Simulations|
|Futures and Options Markets|
|Seminar in Real Estate|
|Seminar in Finance|
|Select one Business Elective||3|
At least one elective must be a 300-level course.