College of Business > Academics > Department of Finance > Majors & Minors > Finance Honors (BSB) > Major Requirements
Students with an overall GPA of 3.300 and a minimum grade of B+ in FIN 310 or currently enrolled in FIN 310 may apply for admission into the program. The admissions committee will consider the student’s GPA, grade in FIN 310 as well as other evidence of superior academic performance for admission into the program.
In addition to FIN 310 and FIN 320, a student majoring in Finance Honors is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 34.0 hours:
FIN 394 must be taken in 2 consecutive terms for a total of 4 quarter hours.
FIN 395 must be taken in 2 consecutive terms for a total of 4 quarter hours.
RE 350 and FIN 350 are cross listed and may only be completed once for credit.
Students who have taken the financial accounting courses, ACC 304, ACC 305 and ACC 306, are exempt from taking the financial accounting courses taught within the finance cohort, ACC 307H and ACC 309H.
A cumulative GPA of 3.000 is required to remain in the program. A student will be dropped from the program if a grade of D or F is earned in any DePaul course after admission to the program.
Once admitted, students will begin the curriculum in the spring quarter of the current academic year, and will complete the curriculum in the spring quarter of the following year. The honors student cohort will be exposed to rigorous and challenging courses in corporate finance, risk management, financial statement analysis, and financial accounting. Analytical writing and teamwork skills will be emphasized throughout the program.
Open elective credit (12.0 hours) is needed to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.
If a FIN course is shared between Global Business Perspective and the Finance Honors major, additional hours of Open Elective credit are required. Any FIN course used toward Global Business Perspective must be passed with C- or higher.
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.
If FIN 393 is completed in the Finance Honors major consult with academic advisor regarding options for Experiential Learning.
A minimum grade of B+ is required in FIN 310. All other 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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