• Undergraduate male in classroom

Professionals in the field of finance manage long-term investments, working capital and issues of financing for organizations ranging from small businesses to large corporations. The Bachelor of Science in Finance will provide you with the tools and skills necessary to support and manage a successful career in finance.


  • This emphasis offers an in-depth understanding of finance as it relates to various aspects of organizations.
  • Courses focus on financial statement analysis, investments, risk management, personal and public finance and international finance and banking.

Career opportunities

The finance emphasis prepares you for a successful career in financial planning and investment. Specific careers include bankers, finance directors and financial investors.

Course listing

General Education Or Other Prerequisites

ECON 101Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 102Principles of Macroeconomics3
MATH 140Pre-Calculus4
Required Courses (for All Business Majors Listed Below) (38 Units)
Foundational Courses
ACCT 220Principles of Accounting I4
ACCT 230Principles of Accounting II4
BUS 465Statistics3
Advanced Courses
MKT 300Principles of Marketing3
MGT 350Organizational Theory3
BUS 321Personal Finance3
BUS 365Business Ethics3
BUS 430Business Information Systems3
BUS 475Law and the Business Environment3
INTB 370International Business3
FIN 450Financial Management3
BUS 480Strategic Management3

Required Courses (9-12 Units)

ECON 440Managerial Economics3
FIN 453Capital Markets and Money3
FIN 470Investment3
MGT 457Risk Management3

Elective Courses (6-7 Units)

Select three of the following

FIN 452Public Finance3
INTB 460International Finance and Economics3
FIN 451Financial Statement Analysis3
ACCT 415Tax Accounting4
BUS 486Topics in Business3

Required Capstone Course (3 Units)

BUS 482Seminar in Business Strategy4