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Finance Major: Degree Requirements

The Finance program exposes students to the core areas of finance, develops your communication skills, and enhances students’ ability to ethically solve complex problems in a private, public, or nonprofit organization. Eastern finance graduates acquire distinctive integration of quantitative, critical thinking, and creative problemsolving skills and knowledge of finance to effectively work in the environments of their choosing.

Finance majors must complete all courses listed below

Related Course Requirements

  • ACC 201 Principles of Accounting - 3 credits
  • BIS 205* Management of Business Information - 3 credits
  • ECO 200 Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
  • ECO 201** Principles of Microeconomics - 3 credits
  • ECO 215 Statistics for Business and Economics - 3 credits

Subtotal: 15 credits

Required Courses


  • ACC 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting - 3 credits
  • BUS 250 Business Law I - 3 credits
  • ECO 325 Money and Banking - 3 credits
  • FIN 245 Business Finance - 3 credits
  • FIN 346 Investment Analysis - 3 credits
  • FIN 347^ Financial Institutions and Markets - 3 credits
  • FIN 437 International Financial Management - 3 credits
  • FIN 445 Case Studies in Financial Management - 3 credits
  • FIN 462^^ Seminar in Finance - 3 credits
  • FIN 490 Internship in Finance - 3 credits
Subtotal: 30 credits

Choose one of the following Concentrations

Banking and Real Estate

  • Choose three (3) courses:
    • FIN 335 Financial Management - 3 credits
    • FIN 349 Real Estate Finance - 3 credits
    • FIN 438 Bank Management - 3 credits
    • FIN 446 Financial Derivatives - 3 credits

Subtotal: 9 credits
Concentration total: 54 credits

Investment

  • Choose three (3) courses:
    • FIN 348 Personal Financial Planning - 3 credits
    • FIN 435 Portfolio Management - 3 credits
    • FIN 446 Financial Derivatives - 3 credit
    • FIN 447 Wealth Management - 3 credits

Subtotal: 9 credits
Concentration total: 54 credits

* approved reuse to meet Liberal Arts Core Tier II Applied Information Technology

** Liberal Arts Core Tier II Individuals and Societies

^ meets Stage 2 University Writing Requirement (must complete 2 courses)

^^meets State 3 University Writing Requirement