Finance Major Goals

For the Finance major the goal is to enhance one’s ability and competence in relating business and financial concepts, functions, and policies to each other in order to solve problems and analyze policies.  The major will:

  • Enhance a student’s understanding of financial concepts and strategies.
  • Enhance a student’s understanding the interrelationships of implicit and explicit elements of economics, business and finance.
  • Enhance a student’s ability to analyze and solve problems.

Requirements for Major in Finance

Students pursuing a major finance are required to complete the following: ACCT 202, 203; BUSI 222; ECON 162, 163; MATH 281, 282; and either BUSI 205 or MATH 201. All of the 200-level courses listed above should be completed by the end of the sophomore year.

In addition to the courses listed above, students majoring in finance are required to complete the following business core courses BUSI 310, 311, 312, 332, 478, 482; and are required to complete the following finance major specific courses ACCT 350, 425; BUSI 300, 308, 316, 325, 371, 422; ECON 301; and a Senior Project in Finance (BUSI 490). It is strongly recommended that students majoring in Finance also take BUSI 481.