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Finance Areas of Emphasis

Banking Area of Emphasis

A minimum grade of C- is required for all courses.
A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for this Area of emphasis.

  • FIN 460 Bank Management, 3 hours
  • FIN 461 Advanced Bank Management, 3 hours
  • FIN 493 Special Topics (Advanced Financial Statement Analysis), 3 hours

Select one of the following (3 hours):

Total Hours12

Corporate Finance and Valuation Area of Emphasis

A minimum major GPA of 2.5 is required for this area of emphasis.

  • FIN 420  Business Valuation (minimum grade of B-), 3 hours
  • FIN 421  Mergers and Acquisitions (minimum grade of B-), 3 hours

Select two of the following (minimum grade of C-): 

  • FIN 470  Advanced Finance, 3 hours
  • FIN 480  International Finance, 3 hours
  • FIN 493  Special Topics (Advanced Financial Statement Analysis), 3 hours

Total Hours:  12

Financial Planning Area of Emphasis

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for this Area of emphasis.
A minimum grade of C- is required for all courses.

  • FIN 370 Personal Financial Advising, 3 hours
  • FIN 452 Employee Benefit Plans, 3 hours
  • FIN 453 Life Insurance and Estate Planning, 3 hours
  • FIN 485 Advanced Topics in Financial Planning, 3 hours

Select one of the following (3 hours):

  • FIN 410 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • FIN 493 Special Topics (Applied Investment Management I)
  • FIN 493 Special Topics (Applied Investment Management II)

Total Hours: 15

Risk Management and Insurance Area of Emphasis

A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for this Area of emphasis.
A minimum grade of C- is required for all courses.

Select four of the following (12 hours):

Total Hours: 12

 

Wealth Management Area of Emphasis

  • FIN 410 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, 3 hours
  • FIN 411 Derivatives, 3 hours
  • FIN 420 Business Valuation, 3 hours

Select two of the following (6 hours):

  • FIN 470 Advanced Finance
  • FIN 480 International Finance
  • FIN 485 Advanced Topics in Financial Planning
  • FIN 493 Special Topics (Applied Investment Management I)
  • FIN 493 Special Topics (Applied Investment Management II)

Total Hours: 15


General Finance Area of Emphasis***

Finance (FIN) Coursework: 12 hours