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Finance Major, B.S. in B.A.

B.S. in B.A.
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The Finance Major prepares students for careers in banking, corporate finance, and investments.

Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

To declare a major in Finance:

See an advisor in the Department of Finance and Law. To register for most of the courses on the major students must be admitted to Professional Business Studies. Please see the bulletin for course prerequisites.

At least 18 hours of Finance coursework must be taken at CMU. FIN 499, on the Finance Major, must be taken at CMU. Only FIN 490 may be taken as Credit/No Credit and counted toward the major.

Program Requirements

Common Body of Knowledge Courses I (6 hours)

BUS 100Essential Business Skills

3(3-0)

MGT 499Integrated Capstone-Strategic Management

3(3-0)

Common Body of Knowledge Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

BUS 300QRApplied Business Statistics

3(3-0)

BUS 503QRApplied Lean Six Sigma

3(3-0)

Required Courses (24 hours)

ACC 301Intermediate Accounting I

3(3-0)

FIN 315Principles of Investments

3(3-0)

FIN 425Options and Futures

3(3-0)

FIN 442Intermediate Financial Management

3(3-0)

FIN 448Fundamental Financial Analysis

3(3-0)

FIN 472Money and Capital Markets

3(3-0)

FIN 499Advanced Financial Management

3(3-0)

FIN 573International Finance

3(3-0)

Electives (3 hours)

Select hours from the following:

ACC 302Intermediate Accounting II

3(3-0)

ACC 321Managerial Cost Accounting

3(3-0)

FIN 307Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning

3(3-0)

FIN 335Real Estate Principles

3(3-0)

Any 400 level or above FIN course.

Total: 36 semester hours