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 51-credit major in finance, students complete the following:

Business Core Requirements33
FNCE 3210Principles of Investment3
FNCE 3215Financial Management3
FNCE 4330Case Studies in Finance3
Select three courses from the following:9
Global Capital Markets
Financial Technology
Environmental, Social and Governance Investing
International Financial Management
Seminar in Fixed Income
Financial Trading and Strategic Simulations
Portfolio Analysis
Futures and Options Markets
Financial Modeling
Seminar in Real Estate
Seminar in Finance
Independent Study
Total Credits51

Finance Majors must maintain a GPA of at least a 2.50 in finance.

Finance Internships do not satisfy the finance elective requirement but may be used to satisfy a free elective requirement.