College of Business > Academics > Department of Finance & Real Estate > Majors & Minors > Finance (BSB) > College Core Requirements
All undergraduate students in the Driehaus College of Business complete foundational courses in the areas of analytics, accountancy, mathematics, economics, business law, finance, management, management information systems/computer science, and marketing.
For a student to complete the Bachelor of Science in Business, the following Business Core courses totaling at least 66.0 hours are required:
Strobel students take specially designated sections of all required ACC classes, including ACC 101 and ACC 102 (excluding ACC 250).
Students majoring in accounting (primary or secondary/double major) are allowed to substitute ACC 370 in place of BLW 201. Hospitality Leadership majors must take HSP 207 for the Business Law requirement; use of HSP 207 is limited to Hospitality Leadership majors. A student majoring in Hospitality Leadership and a second business major must complete both HSP 207 and BLW 201.
All business majors take BUS 102. Actuarial Science students must take MAT 151 in lieu of BUS 102. BSB analytics content met within Actuarial Science major requirements
Finance majors, Finance secondary/double majors, Finance minors, Finance Honors majors, Finance Honors secondary/double majors, and Actuarial Science majors must take FIN 320.
MGT 301-H is required if pursuing the Management Honors Program.
Majors and double majors in Accountancy, Actuarial Sciences, Economics, Finance, Finance Honors and Management Information Systems and Finance minors must take FIN 310.
MIS majors and minors must take MIS 140. Actuarial Science majors must take CSC 241.
MKT majors and Sales minors must take MKT 376.
Entrepreneurship majors and minors must take ICS 394. Hospitality Leadership majors must take ICS 396 for the Business Capstone; use of ICS 396 is limited to Hospitality Leadership majors. A student majoring in Hospitality Leadership and a second business major must complete ICS 396 and one of ICS 394 or ICS 395.
A course taken for Global Business Perspective that is in a student's major or minor field must be completed with a minimum grade of C- .
Actuarial Science majors must take MAT 341 for Professional Writing; use of MAT 341 is limited to Actuarial Science majors.
All undergraduate students in the Driehaus College of Business complete a course in Business Ethics. It is recommended students take MGT 248 or PHL 248 in Philosophical Inquiry or MGT 228 or REL 228 in Religious Dimensions in the Liberal Studies Program (or University Honors Program) Requirements.
The addition of a second major or minor may affect the Business Core classes required for a student. Meet with an academic advisor to confirm requirements.
If a FIN course is shared between Global Business Perspective and the Finance major, additional hours of Open Elective credit are required.
A minimum grade of C- is required for the following: ACC 101, ACC 102, BUS 102, ECO 105, ECO 106, FIN 310, FIN 320, MAT 137, the course used for Professional Writing, and any FIN course used for Global Business Perspective.
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