Finance Major

Finance Major

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2012-2014, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on October 1, 2014. Access the catalog of record at http://catalogs.sandiego.edu.

Lower Division Preparation for the Majors (22-23 units)

Lower-Division Requirements for the majors are the completion of the following courses with a grade point average of 2.0 or better with no grade below C–. Transfer courses must be C or better.

ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
ECON 101Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 102Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 216Statistics for Business and Economics4
ITMG 100Information Systems3
MATH 130Survey of Calculus3
MATH 150 Calculus I

Major in Finance (39 units)

Students majoring in finance must satisfy the USD core curriculum requirements as set forth in this catalog, Lower-Division Requirements for the major, the Professional Development Passport Program and all of the following major requirements:

Business Component
DSCI 300Prescriptive Business Analytics (3)3
DSCI 303Operations Management3
ETLW 302DBusiness and Society3
ETLW 311Business Law I3
FINA 300Financial Management3
MGMT 300Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 490Strategic Management3
MKTG 300Fundamentals of Marketing3
Finance Component
FINA 402Investments3
FINA 404Advanced Corporate Finance3
FINA 408Financial Statement Analysis3
Elective courses
Select two of the following courses:6
FINA 401Commercial Bank Management
FINA 403Derivatives (3)
FINA 405International Financial Management
FINA 406Personal Finance
FINA 407New Venture Finance
FINA 494Special Topics
Any pre-approved Finance elective, which may include a BUSN 498 internship3

The finance major requires a minimum of 24 Upper-Division Units in the major be completed at USD, of which 12 units must be in finance.