May 19, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, B.A.

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The Finance program includes instruction in financial analysis, financial markets, financial instruments, and investments and prepares graduates for positions in corporate and personal financial management.

In general, 300 - level courses in the Business Administration Professional Core or Electives Groups are taken after students have completed the freshman and sophomore years (4 full semesters).

However, students who have completed 45 semester hours and who have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.75 or above are eligible to take 300 - level business core courses during the second semester of the sophomore year.

A student can complete no more than two internships in business administration, each carrying no more than three semester hours of credit.


General Education Requirements (39-42 sem. hrs)

For a complete list of general education courses click here ​. For additional information on general education requirements click here .

Ethics Course Requirement

Foreign Language Requirement (6 sem. hrs)

For information on how to fulfill the foreign language requirement click here 

Finance Major (27 sem. hrs)

Students who elect to earn a major in Finance must complete 27 semester hours of required courses from the courses listed below. 

Total: 120 (sem. hrs)

The total reflects the minimum number of hours to obtain a bachelor’s degree. Some courses listed above may fulfill more than one requirement block. Please speak to your academic advisor to plan your specific degree path.


MGMT 479  - Strategic Management 3 hours with a C or higher satisfies the culminating experience for the business core. FINC 496  Advanced Financial Management 3 hours with a C or higher satisfies this capstone requirement for the Finance major.

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