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The discipline of finance comprises corporate financial management, management of financial institutions, and investments. An understanding of financial concepts, financial instruments, and financial management decision making are vital to each. Employment opportunities exist in industrial and brokerage firms, public utilities, banks, insurance companies, credits unions, and agencies of government.

Students interested in exploring career options and recommended course combinations should explore the Finance Department’s Finance Student Homepage.

2. Major Field Requirements: 2.0 Minimum GPA Required

  • All of the following
    • ACC 305: Intermediate Accounting for Finance Majors: 3 credits
    • FI 312: Introduction to Investments: 3 credits
    • FI 414: Advanced Business Finance (Tier II): 3 credits
  • Three of the following major selections
    • FI 413: Management of Financial Institutions: 3 credits
    • FI 451: International Financial Management: 3 credits
    • FI 455: Computer Applications for Financial Modeling: 3 credits
    • FI 457: Security Analysis: 3 credits
    • FI 473: Debt and Money Markets: 3 credits
    • FI 478: Investment Strategies and Speculative Markets: 3 credits
    • FI 491: Topics in Finance: 3 credits, 9 credits maximum


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