Courses for a Degree in Finance

The study of finance focuses on the management of money for companies, organizations, or the government.

For this major you’ll take lots of finance classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in finance.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in finance:

Finance Courses:

  • Investment Theory
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets and Intermediaries
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Finance Electives

Core Business Courses:

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting I
  • Intro to Information Systems
  • Statistics
  • Finance
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Science and Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Law

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology