Financial Services Minor for Non-Business Majors
Financial Services focuses on how to apply the principles of finance to the firms, services and products that serve the individual and business consumers. The professional opportunities in the financial services areas of banking, insurance, real estate, and financial planning are expanding rapidly. This program provides the non-business major an opportunity to develop career-focused skills in the financial services area. The 18-credit Financial Services Minor for Non-Business Majors will provide some solid skills to apply in a financial career.
Required - 9 credits
|Course Number||Course Name||Credits|
||Foundations in Personal Finance
|6400:300||Introduction to Finance or 6400:301 Principles of Finance||3|
|6400:341||Contemporary Investments or 6400:343 Investments||3|
Electives- 9 credits
|6400:338||Financial Markets and Institutions||3|
|6400:415||Risk Management & Insurance||3|
|6400:417||Retirement & Estate Planning||3|
|6400:436||Commercial Bank Management||3|
|6400:302||International Corporate Finance||3|
|6400:323||International Business Law||3|
|6400:414||Risk Management Property and Casualty||3|
|6400:448||Advanced Portfolio Analysis||3|
|6400:473||Financial Statement Analysis||3|
|6400:481||International Business Finance||3|
|6400:489||Advanced Financial Analysis||3|
|6400:490||Selected Topics: Finance||3|
|Total Credits Required||18|
The program is accredited at the highest possible level by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The College of Business Administration is considered to be one of the best business schools by Princeton Review and ranked in the top 6 percent of all undergraduate programs by BusinessWeek.
Applications-based courses develop real-world decision-making skills through the introduction of relevant business issues into the classroom, use of expert guest speakers, case-based analysis and integration of current events.
Guest speakers expose students to experiences of key members of the business community.
Financial Services Program Student Organizations:
- Financial Management Association
- Financial Management Association Honors Society
- Beta Gamma Sigma - an honorary fraternity
- Delta Sigma Pi - a professional fraternity
- Student Speaking Association (SSA)
- International Business Association
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