Finance Four-Year Degree Plan: Corporate and Investments option

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

The following degree plan is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 134 Algebraic Reasoning and Modeling 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Life Science (lab) or Physical Science (lab) - General Education 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Human Cultures - Humanities 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ITC 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Life Science (no lab) or Physical Science (no lab) 3
Cultural Competence - Take ANT 100/GRY 100/IDS 297/REL 210 to also count on globalization list 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
FIN 380 Financial Management 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
RMI 211 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
or FIN 266 Principles of Real Estate
or FIN 381 Financial Planning
3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
3
FIN 390 Intermediate Financial Management 3
FIN 485 Investments 3
LAW 335 Business Enterprises, Rights/Liabilities
or LAW 532 Legal Environment of Business Organizations for Professionals
2-3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Total hours15-16

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
RMI 211 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
or FIN 266 Principles of Real Estate
or FIN 381 Financial Planning
3
FIN 384 Financial Markets and Intermediaries 3
FIN 487 Intermediate Investments
or FIN 598 Financial Research and Portfolio Management
3
Finance List* 3
General Elective to bring total to 120 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
Finance List* 3
FIN 586 International Financial Statement Analysis 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
Finance List* 3
Total hours15

*Finance List Courses*

FIN-392 - International Study Away in Finance or FIN-395 - Domestic Study Away in Finance

FIN-480 - Financial Decision Making

FIN 494 - Internship in Finance

FIN-582 - International Financial Management

FIN-589 - Management of Financial Institutions

FIN 596 - Research Issues and Problems: Finance

FIN-599 - Directed Study for CFA Level I Exam

RMI 520 - Risk Modeling and Analytics

RMI 530 - Risk Transfer

 

 

 

GPA & credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

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

Degree plan last reviewed 07-22-2021.