BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Finance

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

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CIS 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)

ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
CIS 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)

ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Natural World 3
Cultural Competence (Take ANT-100, GRY-100, IDS-297, OR REL-210 to also count on globalization list) 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

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
RMI 211 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

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
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
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
Total hours15-16

Seventh semester (fall)

FIN 266 Principles of Real Estate 3
FIN 384 Financial Markets and Intermediaries 3
FIN 487 Intermediate Investments
or FIN 598 Financial Research and Portfolio Management
Finance List* 3
Globalization Course 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CIS 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
FIN 480 Financial Decision Making
or FIN 589 Management of Financial Institutions
or FIN 599 Directed Study for CFA Level I Exam
FIN 586 International Financial Statement Analysis 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
Finance List* 3
Total hours15

*Finance List Courses*

FIN-381 - Personal Financial Planning

FIN-392 - International Study Away in Finance

FIN-395 - Domestic Study Away in Finance

FIN-480 - Financial Decision Making

FIN-496 - Readings in Finance

FIN-582 - International Financial Management

FIN-589 - Management of Financial Institutions

FIN-599 Directed Study for CFA Level I Exam


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 04-30-2018.