Dear Finance Major:
This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule for the FINANCE major. The milestones listed below each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. Two sample schedules are provided as general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term (one includes summer semester matriculation and one does not). Make sure that you get advised every semester to create an optimal schedule and on-time graduation.
Finance focuses on the ways individuals, businesses, and governments raise and allocate monetary resources among various investment opportunities. Students who major in finance develop the financial decision-making skills needed for valuing securities and derivatives, managing portfolios, assessing and managing risk, understanding financial market behavior, and understanding financial institution operations.
Students who pursue a B.B.A degree in Finance at the Langdale College of Business Administration receive a rigorous education that prepares them for finance careers in diverse areas ranging from small businesses to large corporations as well as in banks, insurers, and securities businesses. The most popular jobs for finance majors are financial analyst, investment banker, financial advisor, financial manager, insurance brokers and agents, and risk analyst, etc.
|MATH 1111, 1113, 2261 or 2262||3|
|HIST 2111 or 2112||3|
|AREA D.1 (MATH 1261 is recommended)||3|
|LAB SCIENCE 1||4|
|SOCIAL SCIENCES 1||3|
Milestones: Overall 2.5 GPA or higher. Accumulate 30 or more collegiate credits. *With a grade of ‘C’ or better. Get advised by the Advising Center at LCOBA.
|SOCIAL SCIENCES 2||3|
|LAB SCIENCE 2||4|
Milestones: Overall 2.5 GPA or higher. Accumulate 60 or more collegiate credits. *With a grade of ‘C’ or better. Declare your major. Get advised by the Advising Center at LCOBA.
|ACCT 3XXX or 4XXX*||3|
|ECON 3XXX or 4XXX*||3|
|GENERAL ELECTIVE 1||3|
Milestones: *With a grade of ‘C’ or better. Accumulate 90 or more collegiate credits. Get advised by your advisor.
|ELECTIVE FOR FIN MAJOR 1*||3|
|BUSINESS ELECTIVE 1*||3|
|BUSINESS ELECTIVE 2*||3|
|GENERAL ELECTIVE 2||3|
|FIN 4900* (or 4310* or 4720)*||3|
|ELECTIVE FOR FIN MAJOR 2*||3|
|BUSINESS ELECTIVE 3*||3|
|GENERAL ELECTIVE 3*||3|
Milestones: *With a grade of ‘C’ or better. Apply for graduation one semester before anticipated date. Accumulate 120 collegiate credits.