Finance Minor for Business Majors

Today’s business environment requires increasingly efficient management of a firm's assets and the financial implications of the different assets. The 18-credit Finance minor will help students use established financial principles to meet organizations’ or individuals’ financial goals. This minor complements several majors, such as Marketing Management, Information Systems, Sales Management, and others.

Required - 9 credits

Course Number Course Name Credits
6400:302 Intermediate Corporate Finance 3
6400:338 Financial Markets & Institutions 3
6400:343 Investments 3
Total 9

Electives - 9 credits

6400:200 Foundations in Personal Finance 3
6400:323 International Business Law (Spring only) 3
6400:414 Risk Management Property and Casualty (Fall only) 3
6400:415 Risk Management: Life & Health Insurance (Spring only) 3
6400:416 Enterprise Risk: Derivatives (Spring only) 3
6400:417 Retirement Planning (Fall only) 3
6400:436 Commercial Bank Management (Fall only) 3
6400:438 International Banking (Spring only) 3
6400:448 Advanced Portfolio Analysis 3
6400:473 Financial Statement Analysis 3
6400:437 International Business Finance 3
6400:489 Advanced Financial Analytics 3
6400:490 Selected Topics in Finance 3
Total 9
Total Credits Required: 18

Akron Advantage

The program is accredited at the highest possible level by AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The College of Business Administration is considered to be one of the best business schools by Princeton Review and ranked in the top 100 of all undergraduate programs by BusinessWeek.

Hands-On Research

You'll work in teams on real-world business cases, applying your classroom knowledge to help solve problems facing local businesses.

Real-World Experience

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education (co-op) program in the applied mathematical field of your choice. Through co-op, you'll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.

Finance Student Organizations:

  • Financial Management Association
  • Financial Management Association Honors Society
  • Sigma Iota Epsilon - fraternity for management majors
  • Beta Gamma Sigma - an honorary fraternity
  • Delta Sigma Pi - a professional fraternity
  • Student Speaking Association (SSA)
  • International Business Association

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