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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course ​Requirements

In addition to FIN 310 and FIN 320, a student majoring in Finance is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 34.0 hours:
Course Title Quarter Hours
FIN 250CAREER EXPLORATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT2
FIN 311CORPORATE FINANCE4
FIN 315DATA ANALYTICS IN FINANCE4
FIN 330INVESTMENTS: THEORY & PRACTICE4
Select four elective courses from the following:16
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 350
REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS 1
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 (see note below)
FIN 395
INVESTMENT SEMINAR
FIN 398
SPECIAL TOPICS (multiple topics may be used)
FIN 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY
Select one elective course from list above or from 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 1
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.

Students are encouraged to seek an internship with a Chicago-area business during the summer preceding either their junior or senior year.

Open Electives

Open elective credit (16.0 hours) is needed to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Global Business Perspective

If a FIN course is shared between Global Business Perspective and the Finance major, additional hours of Open Elective credit are required. Any FIN course used toward Global Business Perspective must be passed with C- or higher.

Career Management Course

Students are required to complete the Career Course (250) associated with the major. Students who double major may choose the Career Course (250) associated with either major provided that hours for graduation are satisfied.​

Experiential Learning

If FIN 393 is completed in the Finance major consult with academic advisor regarding options for Experiential Learning.​

Combined Bachelor’s + Master’s Program Participants

Students admitted to the Finance Combined Bachelor’s + Master’s program may apply up to three approved graduate course(s) towards undergraduate Finance major or major electives.    If a student takes FIN 524 it will replace FIN 333 in the finance major requirements.

Graduation Requirements

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

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