Course Sequence - Class of 2018 and Beyond


Freshman Year
Conversatio I Conversatio II
Language Language
Freshman English (or Science) Freshman English (or Science)
Microeconomics Macroeconomics

The Finance major prepares students for careers in corporate finance, investment banking, international finance, financial planning, and wealth management.  Students develop a deep understanding of a broad range of topics:  financial statement analysis, financial leverage, stock and bond valuation, risk and return in the global capital markets, risk management, portfolio theory and management, security legislation, structure of capital markets, and ethics.

 

Requirements for the Finance major:  Principles of Micro- and Macroeconomics (EC141, EC142), Business Statistics (BU121), Financial Accounting (AC111), Money and Banking (EC243), Financial Management (FI261), Investments (FI262), and 3 finance electives (any course with an FI prefix).

Sophomore Year:

Finance majors take Business Statistics, Financial Accounting and Financial Management.  Depending on their initial placement they will finish their language requirement this semester.  Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major.

    Junior Year:

    Finance  majors take Investments, Money and Banking and 1 or 2 finance electives.  Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major and internship(s). One semester or a full year of study abroad is an option for this year. 

      Senior Year:

      Finance majors will take their finance electives.  Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s).

        Course Sequence Outline

          Fall

          • HU 103 - Conversatio I
          • EN 105 - Freshman English
          • or Core
          • Language
          • EC 141 - Principles of Economics: Micro

          Spring

          • HU 104 - Conversatio II
          • EN 105 - Freshman English
          • or Core
          • Language or Core
          • EC 142 - Principles of Economics: Macro

          Note:

          Please note that some classes in Economics and Business require that students have access to a computer during class time. These courses will be noted below. Students will in some cases be expected to bring a laptop to these classes.