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Finance Minor (Business Students Only)

Students in the Driehaus College of Business who wish to round out their courses of study with a deeper understanding of financial management, investment banking, financial markets and investment strategy, may choose to minor in Finance.​

Course Requirements

In addition to FIN 310 and FIN 320, a Driehaus student minoring in Finance is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 16.0 hours:

Course Title Quarter Hours
FIN 311CORPORATE FINANCE4
FIN 330INVESTMENTS: THEORY & PRACTICE4
One elective course to be chosen from: 4
FIN 313
INVESTMENT BANKING
FIN 323
COMMERCIAL BANKING
FIN 324
BANKING & CREDIT ANALYSIS
FIN 333
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ANALYSIS
FIN 335
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
FIN 336
EQUITY RESEARCH
FIN 340
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
FIN 355
GLOBAL IPOs & VENTURE CAPITAL
FIN 362
ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT
FIN 363
DERIVATIVES: PRICING & APPLICATIONS
FIN 365
PRINCIPLES OF RISK & INSURANCE
FIN 366
FINANCIAL MODELING
FIN 380
CASES IN FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING
FIN 381
BEHAVIORAL FINANCE
FIN 393
FINANCE INTERNSHIP
FIN 395
INVESTMENT SEMINAR
FIN 398
SPECIAL TOPICS (multiple topics may be used)
FIN 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY
One elective course to be chosen from the list above or from the approved list below:4
ACC 304
FINANCIAL REPORTING I
ACC 307
FINANCIAL REPORTING I FOR FINANCE HONORS STUDENTS
DSC 341
FOUNDATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE
ECO 305
INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS
ECO 306
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS
IT 211
INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED PROGRAMMING
MAT 341
STATISTICAL METHODS USING SAS
MAT 349
APPLIED PROBABILITY
RE 300
REAL ESTATE LAW
RE 320
URBAN PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY
RE 325
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
RE 350
REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS
RE 352
REAL ESTATE FINANCE
RE 353
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
RE 354
REAL ESTATE VALUATION
RE 398
SPECIAL TOPICS
RE 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY

The Department of Finance enforces all course prerequisites; exceptions will not be made.

FIN 300 may not be used towards the minor.

Note: Two hour FIN 398 or FIN 399 courses will not satisfy Finance Electives.​

RE 350 is cross-listed with FIN 350.

Graduation Requirements

All Finance (FIN) courses and any other courses used toward the Finance minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.

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