Undergraduate Finance Curriculum

All College of Business students must complete the Core Curriculum, as well as the requirements for their major area of study.

Required for all Finance Majors

2-Course Foundation Requirement 

  • FIN 323: Investments
  • FIN 328: Corporate Financial Policy

5-Course Elective Requirement (Choose 5 courses from the following, at least 3 of which must have a FIN prefix)

  • FIN 324: Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • FIN 330: Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FIN 333: Global Finance
  • FIN 334: Derivatives and Management of Risk
  • FIN 335: Advanced Topics—Financial Management (various topics) Note: Course offered with a different topic can be repeated.
  • FIN 336: Real Estate Finance
  • FIN 377: Advanced Topics—Investments (various topics) Note: Course offered with a different topic can be repeated.
  • ACCT XXX: (Any 300 level Accounting course of at least 3 credits [except ACCT 371 and 372].)
  • ECO XXX: Any 200 level (or higher) Economics course of at least 3 credits [except ECO 201, 259, 273, 274, 300, 362, 371 and 389].)
  • REAL XXX: (Any 300 Real Estate course of at least 3 credits [Can only count 1 REAL course if also taking FIN 336].)
  • IE 316: Optimization Models and Applications
  • IE 339: Stochastic Models and Applications
  • MATH 205: Linear Methods
  • MATH 231: Probability and Statistics
  • MATH 241: Applied Linear Algebra
  • MATH 263: Introduction to the Theory of Probability
  • MATH 310: Random Processes and Applications

For full descriptions of these courses, link to catalog.