Minor in Finance

This 18-unit minor is available to students who have a major other than Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. All requirements for the Finance minor must be completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher. Non CBE majors who elect a Finance minor are not formally admitted to the College of Business and Economics and will not graduate as majors of the College of Business and Economics.

Required Courses (12 Units)
FIN 331PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 13
FIN 350FINANCIAL MODELING IN CORPORATE FINANCE 23
FIN 351ADVANCED CORPORATE FINANCE 23
FIN 333INVESTMENTS AND EQUITY SECURITY ANALYSIS 23
Electives (6 Units)
Select at least one of the following: 33
INVESTMENTS AND FIXED INCOME SECURITY ANALYSIS 2
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND MANAGEMENT OF RISK 2
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 2
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 2
GLOBAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
FINANCIAL VALUATION AND STRATEGY 2
Select at most one of the following:3
FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING
PUBLIC FINANCE
HEALTH ECONOMICS
SPORTS ECONOMICS
ACTUARIAL MODELS
MATHEMATICAL FINANCE
RISK MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL ENGINEERING
Total Units18
1

Note that the prerequisites for FIN 331 are ACCT 201, ACCT 202, ECON 201, ECON 202 and ECON 205/MATH 231 and junior standing.

2

Prerequisites checked online during registration: FIN 331 must be completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher before taking any other FIN course.

3

Note: Upper-level Finance courses may not be taken without first completing the prerequisites.

Recommended Course Sequence

FIN 331 is a junior-level course and is a prerequisite for all other FIN courses. FIN 350 is a prerequisite for FIN 351 and FIN 436. FIN 351 is a prerequisite for FIN 430 and FIN 439. FIN 333 is a prerequisite for FIN 423 and FIN 423 is a prerequisite for FIN 433. The minor may be completed over four terms.

Term 1 (3 Units)
FIN 331PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
Term 2 (6 Units)
FIN 350FINANCIAL MODELING IN CORPORATE FINANCE3
FIN 333INVESTMENTS AND EQUITY SECURITY ANALYSIS3
Term 3 (6 Units)
FIN 351ADVANCED CORPORATE FINANCE3
Elective 13
Term 4 (3 Units)
Elective 23