Apr 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance Major (Bachelor of Science)

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The finance major provides an opportunity to gain a broad understanding of financial markets and the tools financial managers use. Examples of internships include: banks and financial institutions, corporate finance departments, accounting and control departments, stock and bond brokerages, financial advisory services, and management consulting firms.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-126

Freshman - Credits: 32-33

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3-4)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Elective  (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Finance Electives  (Cr: 9)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Finance Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the finance program, students will:

  • Demonstrate the analytical and problem solving skills needed to solve complex challenges in finance.
  • Calculate and interpret quantitative data effectively.
  • Evaluate evidence systematically in developing solutions to finance problems.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in
  • intellectual discourse within finance.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form within the conventions of finance.
  • Apply a range of ‘best practices’ in a professional finance environment.

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