B. S. Major- Finance
69-70 S. H. (No Minor Required)
Finance Program Objectives
- Provide a broad understanding of finance and an opportunity to create a specialized program to meet specific needs and goals.
- Understand and appreciate financial markets including the various institutions, exchanges, and instruments at the national and international levels.
- Understand the portfolio approach to financial management and demonstrate the ability to develop objectives, strategies, and finally a portfolio.
- Understand the risk and return concepts including duration, hedging and risk management.
- Recognize valuation models and be able to apply the concepts of capital budgeting, interest rate theories, the time value of money, efficient markets, and evaluating accounting information.
- Recognize regulatory and ethical aspects of the finance industry.
Business Core (39-40 S. H.)
Mathematics (3-4 S. H.)
MATH 140 Applied Calculus (3) OR
MATH 160 Calculus (3)
Accounting (6 S. H.)
ACCT 211 Financial Accounting Principles (3)
ACCT 212 Managerial Accounting Principles (3)
Statistics (3 S. H.)
BUSA 220 Business Statistics (3) OR
STAT 210 Statistics (3)
Business Administration (15 S. H.)
BUSA 291 Legal Environment (3)
OM 334 Production and Operations Management (3) <<br /> MIS 312 Business Computer Programming (3) <<br /> MGMT 325 Organizational Dynamics (3)
BUSA 320 Intermediate Business Statistics (3) OR
STAT 310 Intermediate Statistics (3)
Economics and Finance (9 S. H.)
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
FIN 360 Corporate Finance (3)
Marketing (3 S. H.)
MKTG 300 Principles of Marketing (3)
Finance Major Requirements (30 S. H.)
Finance Core (15 S. H.)
ECON 303 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)
FIN 335 Forecasting Methods (3)
FIN 377 Investments (3)
FIN 440 International Finance (3)
FIN 463 Cases in Financial Management (3)
Option A (15 S. H.)
For students planning to seek a career immediately after graduation. Five courses from any 400-level course in the Economics and Finance department. At least 2 of the courses must be finance courses.
Option B (15 S. H.)
For students planning to do advanced work in finance.
Required (6 S. H.)
FIN 422 Portfolio Management (3)
FIN 423 Derivative Securities (3)
Elective Courses (9 S. H.)
Select three courses from the following list:
DIS 340 Management Science (3)
DIS 342 Advanced Business Computer Applications (3)
DIS 462 Decision Support Systems (3)
ECON 405 Monetary Theory and Policy (3)
ECON 425 Managerial Economics (3)
FIN 480 Independent Studies in Finance (3)
MATH 165 Calculus II (4)
MATH 210 Discrete Mathematics (4)
MATH 430 Operations Research: Linear Programming (4)
STAT 360 Regression Analysis (3)
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