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Curriculum

Standard Curriculum for the Finance Major

Students in Accounting, Business Administration, and Finance are required to complete 42 credits of Business Administration Core courses.

Business Administration Core Courses

Course Title Credits
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUSI 151 Introduction to Business 3
BUSI 201  Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
BUSI 202 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
BUSI 231 Business Law 3
BUSI 316 Quantitative Methods for Management 3
BUSI 317 Business Statistics 3
BUSI 407 International Business: Problems & Opportunities 3
BUSI 450 Business Policy 3
FINA 312 Business Finance  3
MGMT 311 Principles of Management 3
MGMT 420 Organizational Behavior 3
MRKT 321 Principles of Marketing 3

Required Finance Major Courses

Course Title Credits
ACCT 301 Intermediate Accounting I 3
FINA 313 Advanced Business Finance 3
FINA 361 Money and Banking 3
FINA 405 Investments I 3
FINA 414 Investments II 3
FINA XXX  Any upper level finance elective 3
ACCT 424 Federal Taxes – Business 3
BUSI 370 Ethical Issues in Capitalism 3

Summary

  • Business Administration Core Courses: 42 credits
  • Finance Courses: 18 credits
  • Accounting Courses: 3 credits
  • Liberal Learning Outcomes & Electives 57 credits

Total: 120 credits

Typical First-Year Schedule

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
UNIV 101 Orientation to University 1 UNIV 102 The University Experience 1
  ICE Course 3   ICE Course 3–4
BUSI 151 Intro to Business 3 PSYC 101 Intro. to Psychology 3
MATH 121 or
MATH 123
College Algebra or
Pre-Calculus
3–4 ACCT 201 Prin. of Accounting I 3
COMM 101 Freshman Writing I* 3 BUSI 231 Business Law I 3
UNIV Micro-processing 3 COMM 102 Freshmen Writing II* 3
  COMM 103 Oral Comm. Port.* 3

*Additional credits may be earned in the freshman year by completing portfolios and other requirements as described in the section of the Academic Catalog entitled “Your First Year.” The table above includes this option.