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Undergraduate Minor in
Finance

Courses

The 18-credit Minor in Finance is composed of two required finance courses, plus four supporting courses selected from a list of available courses in accounting and finance in consultation with an adviser.

A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses that you take to fulfill requirements for the minor.

Prescribed Courses (6 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Nature of finance function; risk and return concepts; working capital; dividend policies; mergers; security markets; acquisition and management of corporate capital; analysis of operations; forecasting capital requirements; raising capital; and planning profits. Available to baccalaureate students only.

    • Prerequisite

      ENGL 015 or ENGL 030; ACCTG 211; ECON 102 or ECON 104; SCM 200 or STAT 200

    • C or better

      A student enrolled in this course must receive a grade of C or better.

  • 3
    credits

    Investment and risk, types of security investments, sources of investment information, the broker, the stock market, portfolio management.

    • Prerequisite

      FIN 301

    • C or better

      A student enrolled in this course must receive a grade of C or better.

Supporting Courses and Related Areas (select 12 credits)

At least 6 credits must be at the 400 level.

  • Select 9–12 credits from 300- or 400-level FIN courses in consultation with your adviser.
  • 3
    credits

    The exploration of conventional and advanced methods of analyzing financial statements, including the assessment of earnings quality.

    • Prerequisite

      FIN 301

    • C or better

      A student enrolled in this course must receive a grade of C or better.

Course Availability

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