Finance Major – Course Sequence

Finance Major – (BS) Recommended Sequence

Be sure to check all course descriptions for prerequisites before planning your course schedule.


First Year Credits
LAC T1M Mathematics 3
LAC T1W College Writing 3
LAC T1HW Health & Wellness 2
LAC T1FY First Year Experience 3
LAC T1SS Social Sciences 3
ECO 200 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACC 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 205 Information Management 3
ECO 215 Statistics for Business and Economics 0-3
LAC LAC Tier 1 Art Course 3
LAC Other Tier 1 or Tier 2 categories 3
Total 30
Second Year Credits
ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUS 201 Principles of Management 3
LAC Tier 1 History Course 3
LAC Tier 1 Natural Science w/lab 4
ACC 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 225 Principles of Marketing 3
FIN 245 Business Finance 3
BUS 250 Business Law I 3
BUS 260 Operations Management 3
LAC Tier 2 Cultural Perspectives Course 3
Total 30
Third Year Credits
BUS 301 Business Ethics 3
ECO 325 Money and Banking 3
FIN 346 Investment Analysis 3
FIN 347 Financial Institutions and Markets 3
FIN 348 Personal Financial Planning 3
FIN 438 Bank Management 3
FIN 445 Case Studies in Financial Management w/ Electronic Spreadsheets 3
FIN 446 Financial Derivatives 3
Minor or Elective Courses 6
Total 30
Fourth Year Credits
FIN 349 Real Estate Finance 3
FIN 437 International Financial Management 3
FIN 462 Seminar on Finance 3
FIN 490 Finance Internship 3
Tier 2 Natural Science Course 3
Tier 2 Creative Expression Course 3
Minor or Elective Courses 3
Total 30

Note: Please see Finance Major LAC Advisement Sheet for logical prerequisite flow of LAC courses and Finance major courses and listings of Finance electives. Pay close attention to prerequisites and sequencing of Finance/Business/Economics electives, concentration courses, minor courses, and courses cross-listed with minors.