For all students, a minimum of 45 credits is required. 15 credits in the tire 1, 15 credits in the Finance concentration, 9 credits in the Final Tier and BU624, MG619 are required, but can be taken any time.
Tier 1: Initial Tier (15 Credits= all 5 courses)
BU 613 Statistics for Managers (3 credits)
BU 617 Economics for Managers (3 credits)
BU 619 Finance and Managerial Accounting (3 credits)* - PREREQUISITE (1)
MK 660 Business and Economics Forecasting for Managers (3 credits)
BU 629 Excel for Competitive Business (3 credits)
Tier 2: Major Tier
Finance Major (15 Credits= 5 courses)
BU 620 Managerial Finance (3 credits)* - REQUIRED/PREREQUISITE (1)
FI 632 Investment Analysis (3 credits)* - REQUIRED (1)
AND (Choose 3 out of 7 courses immediately listed below)
FI 637 Securities Laws and Regulations (3 credits)
FI 638 Portfolio Theory and Management (3 credits)
FI 639 Management of Financial Institutions (3 credits)
FI 640 Money Capital Markets (3 credits)
FI 641 Financial Statement Theory & Analysis (3 credits)
FI/IB 604 International Banking (3 credits)
FI/IB 605 Seminar in International Business (3 credits)
FI/IB 607 International Corporate Finance (3 credits)
Tier 3: Capstone Tier (2)
(9 Credits= all 3 courses)
BU 652 Strategic Management (3 credits)
BU 662 Managing Organizational Change (3 credits)
BU 669 Strategic Leadership (3 credits)
International Requirement* – REQUIRED (3)
(At least one International course must be taken by each student sometime during his/her studies)
(1) BU 619 Finance and Managerial Accounting and BU 620 Managerial Finance are prerequisites for all finance courses; MUST be taken BEFORE all other finance courses. FI 632 Investment Analysis is a required course for all Finance major students; however it is not a prerequisite for the other finance courses.
(2) Capstone Tier courses may only be taken after completion of all first tier courses.
(3) The International Requirement of 3 credits is included in the total 45 credits.
(4) BU624 and MG619 are required, but can be taken any time.
For descriptions of the courses listed above, click here.