The finance major provides a comprehensive background in the areas of corporate finance, investments, international finance, and financial institutions in a global environment. Elective courses are offered in specialized fields such as investment banking, derivatives, fixed income, real estate finance, corporate governance, and financial statement analysis. Many finance graduates accept positions with top investment banks and leading commercial banks. Other finance graduates accept employment in corporate and government financial management or consulting. Finance majors are also well-prepared for graduate study in business, finance, or law.  

Required Courses for Finance Major

  • FINC-212: Applied Financial Management
  • FINC-241: Principles of Investment
  • FINC-250: International Finance

Two Electives, Which Could Include:

  • FINC-220: Real Estate Finance 
  • FINC-225: Investment Banking 
  • FINC-245: Fixed Income Markets and Securities
  • FINC-249: Global Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FINC-255: Derivatives and Financial Markets 
  • FINC-257: Financial Analysis and Modeling
  • FINC-258: FinTech and Blockchain
  • FINC-265: Entrepreneurial Finance
  • ACCT-243: Financial Statement Analysis