Jun 23, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

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

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55 hours (31 hours of Business Core + 24 hours of finance and business coursework)

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.

Romain College of Business Degree Requirements

Students seeking a bachelor’s degree with a major from the Romain College of Business must satisfy all business degree requirements and University Core Curriculum requirements  listed in the Romain College of Business section of the bulletin.

Business Core 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 (21-33 hours)

Specific upper-division course requirements for the various business majors are listed under each program. These upper-level major course requirements should be completed during the junior and senior years.

Finance Major

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