The finance program
The major in finance prepares students for service as academically prepared professionals in the financial services industry and as financial officers in both the business and not-for-profit worlds. All functional areas of business are included in this major, along with the special awareness and higher level financial skills needed for institutional and economic development. Specializations may be taken in 1) corporation finance, 2) investment and financial markets and 3) depository institution management. Graduates of this program are prepared for employment in business, government or non-profit organizations, teaching, research, consulting, and further graduate level education.
In addition to the University Requirements and the Common Business Core courses in business, students majoring in finance must also take the following:
Finance Courses: 18 credits
- FIN 340 -- Capital Formation
- FIN 341 -- Principles of Investment
- Plus 12 credits (4 finance courses) selected with the faculty adviser.
Cognates: 3 credits
- CSC 200 -- Personal Computer Applications