Haub School of Business

Department of Finance

Curriculum

In addition to the University's core curriculum, finance majors must take the following courses:
Business Foundation (10 Courses)
ACC 101 - Financial Accounting
ACC 102 - Managerial Accounting
DSS 200 - Introduction to Information Systems
DSS 210 - Business Statistics
DSS 220 - Quantitative Methods
FIN  200 - Introduction to Finance
MKT 101 - Principles of Marketing
MGT 110 - Essentials of Organizational Behavior or MGT 120 - Essentials of Management
MGT 360 - Legal Environment of Business
BUS 495 - Business Policy

*FIN 200 should be taken 1st semester sophomore year.

Major Concentration (6 Courses)

Required Courses in Finance
FIN 201 - Markets & Institutions*
FIN 300 - Intermediate Finance
FIN 301 - Investments

*FIN 201 should be taken 2nd semester sophomore year.

Electives in Finance (3 courses)

Finance Elective: Any 300- or 400-level FIN Course

Choose 1 from:

  • FIN 302 - International Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 303 - Small Firm Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 304-305 - Honors Research (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 370 - Topics in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor) 
  • FIN 400 - Mergers and Acquisitions (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 300, DSS 210)
  • FIN 401 - Student Managed Funds (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210)
  • FIN 402 - Portfolio Management (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC)
  • FIN 403 - Derivative Securities (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC)
  • FIN 470 - Advanced Topics in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor) 
  • FIN 493-494 - Independent Research in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Junior standing, Permission of Chair)

 Flexible Elective: Any 300- or 400-level FIN Course; or RMI 301; or FPL 495

Choose 1 from:

  • FIN 302 - International Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 303 - Small Firm Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 304-305 - Honors Research (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FIN 370 - Topics in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor) 
  • FIN 400 - Mergers and Acquisitions (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 300, DSS 210)
  • FIN 401 - Student Managed Funds (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210)
  • FIN 402 - Portfolio Management (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC)
  • FIN 403 - Derivative Securities (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC)
  • FIN 470 - Advanced Topics in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor) 
  • FIN 493-494 - Independent Research in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Junior standing, Permission of Chair)
  • RMI 301 - Corporate Risk Management (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210)
  • FPL 495 - Financial Planning Capstone (PRE-REQ: FPL 200, FPL 300)

 Advanced Finance Elective: Any 400-level FIN Course

Choose 1 from:

  • FIN 400 - Mergers and Acquisitions (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 300, DSS 210)
  • FIN 401 - Student Managed Funds (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210)
  • FIN 402 - Portfolio Management (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC)
  • FIN 403 - Derivative Securities (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, FIN 301, DSS 210, Math ILC)
  • FIN 470 - Advanced Topics in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Additional as specified by Instructor) 
  • FIN 493-494 - Independent Research in Finance (PRE-REQ: FIN 200, DSS 210, Junior standing, Permission of Chair)