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Girard School of Business

Minor in Finance

The finance minor is designed to introduce students to the primary concepts necessary to gain the managerial skills and analytical tools necessary to solve problems and address the financial concerns of a company.

Students may elect to take classes that teach the skills to analyze security investments; provide funding for a business; and control, plan and budget the flow of funds within an enterprise. 

Minor Requirements

The finance minor requires a student complete a minimum of 20 credits.

Required courses
  • BUS1100  Introduction to Business
  • BUS2203  Accounting for Business
  • BUS2215  Managerial Finance
  • FIN3315  Financial Analysis
Choose one additional finance course
  • FIN3325  Investments
  • FIN4406  International Financial Management
  • FIN4410  Financial Planning and Services
  • FIN4900  Special Topics in Finance

Career Combination

Students who major in economics, math or engineering and minor in finance will have a great foundation for a career in finance. Graduates with a finance minor work in a wide range of areas, including personal financial planning; banking; corporate and public finance; investment banking; and accounting.