Rohrer College of Business @ Rowan University

B.S. Finance Program

The Finance major requires the common core of College of Business courses. It provides students with a broad understanding of financial theory and institutions. The program prepares students for a variety of career opportunities within financial institutions, governmental agencies and private industry. These include financial analysis, cash management, credit analysis, pension and investment fund management, capital budgeting analysis, investment and commercial banking, and securities management. Students working toward a B.S. in Finance must maintain a 2.00 grade point average overall as well as a 2.50 grade point average overall in the business core and finance specialization.


Course requirements:
General Education 52 s.h.
It is recommended that Statistics II be taken in preparation for senior-level (400-level)
Finance courses.

Major Area Requirements
Business Core 27 s.h.
ACC03.210 Principles of Accounting I
ACC03.211 Principles of Accounting II
MGT98.242 Legal Environment of Business
MKT09.200 Principles of Marketing
MGT06.305 Operations Management
FIN04.300 Principles of Finance
MGT06.300 Organizational Behavior
MIS02.334 Management Information Systems
MGT06.402 Business Policy

Finance Specialization 30 s.h.
ACC03.310 Intermediate Accounting I
ACC03.316 Federal Taxation
FIN04.422 Financial Management I
FIN04.423 Financial Management II
FIN04.600 Investments/Portfolio Analysis
FIN04.433 Financial Institutions and Markets
FIN04.435 International Financial Management

Electives: Elective courses are generally offered only once an academic year.
Select any three of the following courses:
ACC03.311 Intermediate Accounting II
FIN04.424 Seminar in Finance
FIN04.425 Financial Derivatives
FIN04.330 Supervised Internship in Finance
FIN04.327 Selected Topics in Finance
FIN04.438 Portfolio Management
FIN04.350 Personal Financial Planning
FIN04.436 Insurance and Risk Management

Business Elective 3 s.h.
Choice of any 200, 300, 400, 500 level College of Business course or Business Ethics
(PHIL09.322), and excluding any internship other than Supervised Internship in Finance

Free Electives 8 s.h.

Total Credits for the Program 120 s.h.