Feb 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17) 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, B.S.

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Degree: Bachelor of Science
Credit Hours: 60+

In addition to completing the requirements for this major, students must also complete the degree requirements specified in the Academic Regulations  section of this catalog.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements  for more information.


  • The School of Business strongly encourages students to complete the following courses by the end of their sophomore year: ACCT 203 , ACCT 204 ; DSCI 232 ; ECON 200 , ECON 201 ; MATH 104  or MATH 250  and MATH 105  or MATH 120 . These courses are pre-requisites for many upper level junior and senior business and economics courses.
  • The business and accounting programs offered by the School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
  • MATH 120  and MATH 250  are STRONGLY recommended for students pursuing a major in finance. For students wishing to take upper-level investment courses (i.e. FINC 401  and FINC 402 ), MATH 120  is required.
  • The School of Business recommends PHIL 175  (Business and Consumer Ethics) as one of the Humanities requirements.
  • No more than 6 credit hours from any combination of FINC 399 , FINC 420 , FINC 444 , and FINC 499  will count toward the major.
  • Students are not permitted to double major in Business Administration and Finance.

Coursework Meeting Major Requirements Excluded from the Major GPA Calculation

The following courses are excluded: MATH 104 , MATH 105 , MATH 120 , MATH 250 

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