Degrees and Requirements

Finance

Twenty-one credits (21)are required for completion of a minor in Finance.

NOTE: An Accounting, Management, or International Management major would need only three (3) courses to receive a minor in Finance. Students pursuing any of these majors should consult with their advisor. The minor must be completed within the student's graduation timetable.

Summary of Requirements

Choose one of the following courses (3 credits):

  • FINC3040
    RISK MANAGEMENT & INSURANCE |

    FINC3040
    RISK MANAGEMENT & INSURANCE |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    Identifying and analyzing risk and managing it through insurance and alternative tools are integral to the overall risk management plans of individuals and firms.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    FINC3032

  • FINC4039
    REAL ESTATE FINANCE |

    FINC4039
    REAL ESTATE FINANCE |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course provides the basics of real estate financial analysis including legal instruments, financing residential properties, income-producing properties, real estate development, institutional sources of funds and the secondary mortgage market.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    FINC3032

  • INMT4046
    INTERNATIONAL FINANCE |

    INMT4046
    INTERNATIONAL FINANCE |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    A growing number of firms engage in various types of international financial transactions. This course focuses on international financial management issues such as foreign exchange markets, international capital markets such as Eurobond markets and international banks, international banking and international risk analysis.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    FINC3032

Required Courses (18 credits):

  • ACCT2003
    ACCOUNTING I |

    ACCT2003
    ACCOUNTING I |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    The first of a two-course introductory financial accounting sequence that examines financial accounting from the viewpoint of preparers and users of financial statements. This course focuses on a basic introduction to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles along with the principles and concepts of recording, processing, and reporting accounting information. Topics include the accounting cycle, including financial statement preparation; merchandising operations, including inventory systems and cost flow assumptions; special journals; internal control systems; cash and bank reconciliations; and receivables and uncollectible accounts. |

    PREREQUISITES:

  • ACCT2004
    ACCOUNTING II |

    ACCT2004
    ACCOUNTING II |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    The second of a two-course introductory financial accounting sequence that examines financial accounting from the viewpoint of preparers and users of financial statements. This course focuses on a continuation of basic Generally Accepted Accounting Principles along with the principles and concepts of recording, processing, reporting, using, and analyzing accounting information. Topics include long-lived assets, current and long-term liabilities, partnership and corporate equity transactions, the statement of cash flows, and ratio analysis. |

    PREREQUISITES:

    ACCT2003

  • ACCT3001
    TAXATION I |

    ACCT3001
    TAXATION I |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This introductory taxation course examines the basic income tax provisions of the federal Internal Revenue Code, with a particular focus on those provisions that affect the tax liabilities of individual taxpayers. This course focuses on some of the basic forms that must be submitted by taxpayers, recognition of present real world tax issues, planning strategies to ensure compliance with applicable law and regulations while minimizing the taxpayers’ exposure to liability, and the evaluation of the practical and ethical issues that may be encountered in implementing tax strategies. |

    PREREQUISITES:

    ACCT2004

  • FINC3031
    INVESTMENTS |

    FINC3031
    INVESTMENTS |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    An analysis of securities and a study of principles of governing the management of investment assets in light of relevant economic factors.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    ACCT2004

  • FINC3032
    FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT |

    FINC3032
    FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    An analytical study of external sources and processes of financing. Financial analysis tools, short-and long-term financing, dividend policy and capital budgeting are examined.fTÃvTJ3|

    PREREQUISITES:

    ACCT2004

  • FINC3036
    FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS |

    FINC3036
    FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course will provide for an understanding of the various types of financial institutions that exist and operate in the American economy. Their relationship and activities in the international environment will also be addressed.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    ADMG1018