May 29, 2020  
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Finance Major, B.A./B.S.

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Finance is the study of wealth creation and money management. Topics include fund raising, resource allocation, liquidity concerns, and risk assessment. Finance majors are furnished with a curriculum that provides a solid understanding of financial markets and institutions. They also are schooled in quantitative techniques and decision-making skills. Graduates with a major in finance will be equipped to solve a wide range of financial problems and possess the ability to understand and evaluate financial matters.

The finance major is designed to prepare graduates for careers in a variety of financial fields including banking, consumer finance, insurance, investments, and real estate.

Core Requirements for All Business Majors (31 hours)

The following required core courses provide breadth in a college education for business and a foundation for specialization in a major:


(1) Required of marketing majors

(2) Required of accounting and professional services, business administration, business education, computer information systems, finance, and management majors

Business Major Requirements (24-33 hours)

Specific upper-division course requirements for the various business major programs are listed in the following sections. These upper-level major course requirements should be completed during the junior and senior years.

Major (55 hours)

(24 hours of major courses and 31 hours of Business Core)

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