Finance Minor

The minor in Finance is offered to any student completing the courses of study listed below. Finance is a discipline that is needed by every organization. The minor offers the basic knowledge and understanding to allow use of accounting information and economics information to identify wealth-consummating opportunities. Employment opportunities will depend upon the three elective course (9 hours) selected.

The Finance Minor course sequence is a strong complement to all business majors, as well as Industrial Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, to name a few.

The Finance Minor provides students with basic knowledge of finance, such as financial statement analysis, enterprise valuation and personal finance, while also working on

students’ communication, teambuilding, and leadership abilities.

Minor in Finance requirements (18 credit hours):

  1. Required Courses (9 hours): ACCT 221, FIN 343, and ECON 200 or ECON 201 
  1. Elective Courses: Choose an additional 9 hours (3 courses) from the list below, all are three (3) credit 

FIN 350                    Financial Analysis and Valuation FIN 355                Investments

FIN 369       Principles of Financial Planning FIN 451                    Intermediate Financial Management FIN 454                   International Finance

FIN 456       Financial Markets and Institutions FIN 458       Securities Analysis and Management FIN 464                     Risk and Insurance 

  1. Courses that are a part of the student’s designated MAJOR program (10 major courses) cannot be used towards the minor. Instead, that course (courses) must be replaced with a course(s) from the elective

All courses counting toward the minor must have a grade of “C” or better.