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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17)
College of Charleston
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance Minor


Credit Hours: 18

Minor Requirements:


The minor provides the economics or accounting major with a broad understanding of the finance function within a business organization and an appreciation of the financial system as a whole. Those students majoring in either economics or accounting receive the minor in finance while the business administration majors receive an area of concentration in finance. It includes courses in financial operations, financial institutions/markets, and investments; as well as the economic and legal framework of financial activities. Primary topics include broad corporate objectives of financial planning, the acquisition of funds and business investment decisions.

Graduates with a minor in finance typically specialize in corporate finance or financial services. Careers in corporate finance include treasurers, comptrollers and financial analysts. Careers in financial services include investment management, banking, real estate, insurance, and financial advisory services.

Electives


15 credit hours selected from finance (FINC) or real estate (REAL) courses at or above the 300 level. No more than 6 credit hours from real estate (REAL) courses.

Notes:


All prerequisites for business and economics courses must be met.

Business Finance (FINC 303 ) is a prerequisite for most upper-level finance courses.