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Major Requirements

C ourse ​ Requirements

In addition to FIN 310 and FIN 320, a student majoring in Finance is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 32.0 hours:

FIN 300 may not be used towards the major.

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

*RE 350 and FIN 350 are cross listed and may only be completed once for credit.

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.

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

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 (14.0 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.​

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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