Major Requirements

The requirements for a major in finance are 63 credits:

Required Supporting Courses
CSC 104Software Applications for Business Data4
MATH 121Calculus I 14
Foundation Courses
BUS 201Principles of Global Economics4
BUS 210Ethics and Leadership4
BUSN 305Introduction to Business Law3
ACCT 255Principles of Financial Acctg4
ACCT 256Principles of Managerial Acctg4
Business Core Courses
FIN 303Corporate Finance3
BUSN 315Management Information Systems3
BUSN 320Business Statistics3
BUSN 339Principles of Management and Leadership3
BUSN 351Principles of Mktg and Sales3
Finance Courses
FIN 304Equity Analysis3
FIN 403Int'l Financial Management3
FIN 404Portfolio Construction & Management3
FIN 405Fixed Income Analysis3
FIN 420Intermediate Corporate Finance3
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Money Banking, and Financial Markets/Institutions
Business Analysis and Strategic Management
Business & Commerce Abroad
Financial Statement Analysis & Business Valuation
Hedging & Risk Management
Management of Financial Institutions
Finance Internship
FIN 499
Special Topics using Bloomberg Systems (NDSU class)
Total Hours63

It is recommended that students take the MATH class prior to economics and accounting courses.

Recommended Supporting Courses

COM 305Business and Professional Speaking4
COM 312Interpersonal Communication4
COM 314Group Communication and Team Building4
ENG 316Business Writing4
ENG 324Technical Writing4
ENG 371Editing and Grammar for Professionals4

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.