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 32.0 hours:
RE 350 and FIN 350 are cross listed and may only be completed once for credit.
Note: Two hour FIN 398 or FIN 399 courses will not satisfy Finance Electives.
A cumulative GPA of 3.000 is required to remain in 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 (18.0 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.
Finance Honors students are exempt from FIN 250. Students who double major must take the Career Course (250) associated with the double major.
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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