Major Requirements

Finance is the study of financial decisions made within a firm; investments made by individuals and institutions; and the function of money and capital markets. Students learn the concepts, skills, and techniques for raising funds, making investments and controlling costs. Students develop the analytical skills to identify and solve problems and to make effective management decisions.


Undergraduate core requirements: up to a total of 48 hours, including mathematical perspectives and STAT 210 [For further information, see the Recommended Class Schedule in the course catelogue]

Business Core requirements can be found on the University Course Catalog

Major Requirements: 21 total credit hours in addition to the Business Core Requirements as well as a GPA of 2.5 or higher, as follows:

15 hours of required finance courses:

  • FINC 350 Financial Statement Analysis
  • FINC 365 Investments
  • FINC 401 Intermediate Financial Management
  • FINC 385 Financial Modeling
  • FINC 492 Portfolio Management II or FINC 495 Cases and Problems in Finance

6 hours in finance electives

  • FINC 306-499 (except 403 and 490)