Undergraduate Degree Requirements for Finance

Core Areas A-E (See VSU Core Curriculum)

42 hours

Area F Requirements1

18 hours

ECON 2105, ECON 2106

6 hours

ACCT 2101, ACCT 2102

6 hours

CISM 2201 or CS 1000

2-3 hours

BUSA 2000

1 hour

BUSA 2106

3 hours

Finance Major Curriculum

60 hours

Required Senior College Core1 

BUSA 2100, BUSA 4900, ENGL 3010, FIN 3350,

MGNT 3250, MKTG 3050

18 hours

Required Finance Core 1

FIN 3360, FIN 4760, FIN 4520,

and FIN 4310 or FIN 4900

12 hours

Elective Business Courses from the following 1, 2

Any 3000- or 4000-level ACCT,

ECON, or FIN course not listed above

12 hours

Elective Business Courses from the following 1, 2

Any 3000- or 4000-level ACCT,

ECON, or FIN course not listed above

 9 hours

Elective Business Courses 1, 3

Any 3000- or 4000-level business

course not selected above

9 hours

Non-Business Electives 4, 5

9 hours

Total Hours Required for the Degree

120 semester hours

1 The grade in each of these courses must be a “C” or better.

2 Of these 12 hours, at least 3 hours of accounting and 3 hours of economics must be selected

3 If BUSA 2106 is not taken in Area F, it is required here.

4 If CISM 2201 or CS 1000 is not taken in Area F, it is required here.

5 If MATH 1261 is not taken in Area D, it is required here.