Finance (Minor: Business Students Only)

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Students in the Driehaus College of Business who wish to round out their courses of study with a deeper understanding of financial management, investment banking, financial markets and investment strategy, may choose to minor in Finance.​

Course Requirements

In addition to FIN 310 and FIN 320, a Driehaus student minoring in Finance is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 18.0 hours:

Course Title Quarter Hours
FIN 202QUANTITATIVE REASONING2
FIN 311CORPORATE FINANCE4
FIN 330INVESTMENTS: THEORY & PRACTICE4
Two elective courses (8 hours) to be chosen from: 8
INVESTMENT BANKING
COMMERCIAL BANKING
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ANALYSIS
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
PRINCIPLES OF STOCK PICKING
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
GLOBAL IPOs & VENTURE CAPITAL
IPOs & VENTURE CAPITAL
ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT
DERIVATIVES: PRICING & APPLICATIONS
FINANCIAL MODELING
CASES IN FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING
BEHAVIORAL FINANCE
FINANCE INTERNSHIP
APPLIED INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 1
INVESTMENT SEMINAR 1
SPECIAL TOPICS (multiple topics may be used)
INDEPENDENT STUDY
REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS

The Department of Finance enforces all course prerequisites; exceptions will not be made.

FIN 300 may not be used towards the minor.

Note: FIN 394 and FIN 395 are 2.0 credit hour courses. Students must complete 4.0 credit hours of either the FIN 394 or FIN 395 sequences in order to earn Finance Elective credit. Two hour FIN 398 courses will not satisfy Finance Electives.​

RE 350 is cross-listed with FIN 350.

FIN 380 is a capstone course. It is recommended that students take this course after the completion of all required finance courses.

Graduation Requirements

All Finance (FIN) courses and any other courses used toward the Finance minor must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.