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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 18.0 hours:

Course Title Quarter Hours
FIN 202QUANTITATIVE REASONING2
FIN 311CORPORATE FINANCE4
FIN 330INVESTMENTS: THEORY & PRACTICE4
Two elective courses (8 hours) to be chosen from: 8
FIN 313
INVESTMENT BANKING
FIN 323
COMMERCIAL BANKING
FIN 333
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ANALYSIS
FIN 335
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
FIN 336
PRINCIPLES OF STOCK PICKING
FIN 340
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
FIN 355
GLOBAL IPOs & VENTURE CAPITAL
FIN 360
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 394
APPLIED INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 1
FIN 395
INVESTMENT SEMINAR 1
FIN 398
SPECIAL TOPICS (multiple topics may be used)
FIN 399
INDEPENDENT STUDY
RE 350
REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS

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

FIN 300 may not be used towards the minor.

Note: FIN 394 and FIN 395 are 2.0 credit hour courses. Students must complete 4.0 credit hours of either the FIN 394 or FIN 395 sequences in order to earn Finance Elective credit. Two hour FIN 398 courses will not satisfy Finance Electives.​

RE 350 is cross-listed with FIN 350.

FIN 380 is a capstone course. It is recommended that students take this course after the completion of all required finance courses.

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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