Finance Minor

The Finance minor is open to all students, with the exception of students pursuing a business degree with the Finance option. Program objectives include:

  • To provide the tools for financial decision making, including time value of money techniques, asset valuation, and capital budgeting analysis
  • To develop in students an analytical perspective in problem solving
  • To provide flexibility to design one’s own program through choice of electives

Students seeking the Finance minor must complete the following courses:

ECNS 101ISEconomic Way of Thinking3
ECNS 204ISMicroeconomics3
BMIS 211Data Analytics I3
ACTG 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
Choose one of the following:3
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Principles of Financial Accounting II
Production Inventory Cost Analysis
STAT 216QIntroduction to Statistics3
or EIND 354 Engineering Probability and Statistics I
Choose of the following:3
Business Finance
Engineering Economic Analysis
Business Fundamentals for Technical Professionals
Agriculture Finance and Credit Analysis
Econ Org, Finance & Credit
BFIN 357Financial Markets & Institutions **3
or ECNS 313 Money and Banking
Choose at least two of the following:6
Financial Statement Analysis
American Financial Institutions
Portfolio Management
Real Estate Investment Analysis
Corporate Finance
International Finance
Entrepreneurial Finance
Commercial Bank Management
Derivative Securities and Risk Management
Undergrad Research
Total Credits30

Students must meet prerequisite requirements of individual courses.

**Students taking ECNS 313 instead of BFIN 357 must take an additional upper-level BFIN course to complete the minor.