Finance

Finance
BS
Hours64 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program of 175 Students.
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MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

No more than 12 semester hours of upper-division transfer credit will be accepted toward the major and only 6 hours beyond the Management Core. No transfer courses will be accepted for the Management Core courses.
Requirement 1 Complete 5 Courses
Prerequisite Courses: Based on student performance to date, permission may be granted to take some restricted major-only courses.
Apply and be formally accepted into the program.
Requirement 2 Complete 2 Options
Required courses - complete before the finance junior core:
Requirement 3 Complete 2 Courses
Complete the following courses during your first year admitted to the major:
Requirement 4 Complete 5 Courses
Complete the following junior core courses in the junior year:
Note: Acc 310 is an acceptable substitute for Acc 305.
Requirement 5 Complete 6.0 hours from the following Courses
During the senior year, complete 6.0 additional finance elective hours from the following. Note: If Fin 415R is chosen, it must be taken for 1.5 credit hours in Fall and 1.5 credit hours in Winter. Fin 409 must be taken before Fin 415R.
Requirement 6 Complete 4 Courses
Complete the following Management Core courses:
Requirement 9
Complete Marriott School exit survey online.
Program Outcomes

Apply Tools from Related Disciplines

Apply tools and concepts from related disciplines including (but not limited to) accounting, statistics, and economics to solve real-world financial problems.

Analyze Financial Data

Acquire, interpret, and analyze financial data to facilitate decision making in both corporate and investment environments.

Calculate/Interpret Metrics

Calculate and interpret standard financial-decision metrics such as NPV, IRR, duration, Sharpe ratio, YTM, and OAS.

Perform Estimation/Optimization Procedures

Use standard data resources and software (such as Excel) to model asset valuation, construct optimal portfolios, and perform other useful estimation or optimization procedures.

Understand and Manage Risk

Understand and quantify risk, make sound financial decisions in a risky environment, and design financial strategies for managing business risks.

Communicate Effectively

Communicate ideas, analysis, and decisions effectively to an informed audience in written and oral formats.

Differentiate Between Ethical and Unethical Behavior

Differentiate between ethical and unethical behavior when confronted with grey-area situations.