Finance Three-Year Degree Plan

This is a model three-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives, and placement in English and Mathematics.

This degree program can be completed in three years, including three summer semesters.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above (not 145) 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Human Cultures - Humanities 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3
Cultural Competence 3
Natural World 3

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
Globalization Course 3
INS 211 Insurance 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3

Sixth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours7
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
Globalization Course 3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours17-18
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
FIN 390 Intermediate Financial Management 3
FIN 485 Investments I 3
FIN 384 Financial Markets and Intermediaries 3
LAW 335 Business Enterprises, Rights/Liabilities
or LAW 532 Legal Environment of Business Organizations for Professionals
2-3
FIN 266 Principles of Real Estate 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
FIN 487 Investments II
or FIN 598 Financial Research and Portfolio Management
3
FIN 480 Financial Decision Making
or FIN 589 Management of Financial Institutions
or FIN 599 Directed Study for CFA Level I Exam
3
FIN 586 International Financial Statement Analysis 3
Finance List 3
Finance List 3
CIS 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3

Ninth semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours4-5
Electives 1-2
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3

GPA requirements

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to be guaranteed admission to the College of Business.