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Department of Business and Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance Major

Description
Finance is a high-level discipline that is fundamental of modern domestic and global economies. The macro-level industries which dominate this discipline are commercial banking, investment banking, brokerage, insurance, and their complements and derivatives.

Program Goals
To expose students to a rigorous, multidisciplinary portfolio of fundamental and applied courses in accounting, economics, finance, investments, management, and statistics. These courses are integrated with a very strong liberal arts curriculum that in combination produces a .well rounded student. who is capable of transitioning into the competitive non-profit and for-profit sectors of the financial services and complementary industries.

Student Learner Outcome Goals

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge of business fundamentals and assesses a firm.s financial performance.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in applying valuation measurement and analytical skills in financial Management and investment analysis.
  3. Apply the concepts, theories and quantitative techniques used in corporate finance and investment decision making.
  4. Conduct, produce and present a well-structured research paper in finance, investment and other related disciplines.
  5. Recognize the high professional and ethical standards required in the financial industry
  6. Recognize and analyze the economic and financial environment of business.
  7. Demonstrate the use of excel and complementary technologies in finance and investment analysis.
  8. Identify, analyze, and solve global business and international financial management issues and environments.

Finance Major Requirements
Course Course Title Credit
ECO 313 Money and Banking 3
FIN 342 Advanced Financial Management 3
FIN 345 Principles of Investments 3
FIN 347 International Financial Management 3
FIN 447 Risk Management and Insurance 3
FIN 450 Cases in Financial Management 3
FIN 453 Investment Portfolio Management 3
FIN 455 Financial Institutions Management 3
Total Credits 24

Finance Minor Program
Course Course Title Credits
FIN 345 Principles of Investments 3
FIN 347 International Financial Management 3
FIN 455 Financial Institutions Management 3
*** *** Any course from the Finance major or CEBES Electives 3
*** *** Any course from the Finance major or CEBES Electives 3
Total Credits 15