Courses

Courses

Be sure to refer to the Recommended Academic Plan and consult with your adviser regarding the proper sequence of courses.

For a B.S. degree in Finance, a minimum of 120 credits is required. At least 50 percent of the business credit hours required for the degree must be taken at Penn State Harrisburg. No more than 60 credits should be from business and business-related courses.

In addition to General Education requirements (45 credits), this major requires the following:

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: Select 8 credits of non-business courses.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 79 credits
(This includes 12 credits of General Education Courses: 3 credits of GWS courses; 3 credits of GS courses; 6 credits of GQ courses)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (49 credits)
ACCTG 211(4); ECON 102 GS(3), ENGL 202D GWS(3), FIN 301(3), MGMT 301(3), MKTG 301(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ECON 104 GS(3), ECON 351(3), FIN 302(3), MIS 204(3), MIS 390(3) (Sem: 5-6)
B A 364Y US;IL(3), FIN 420(3), SCM 301(3) (Sem: 6-7)
B A 462(3), FIN 475(3) (Sem: 8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (21 credits)
Select 4 credits from MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 4 credits from SCM 200 GQ(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 4 credits from B A 243(4) or B A 241(2) and B A 242(2) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 9 credits from the following: ACCTG 481(3), FIN 305(3), FIN 306W(3), FIN 407(3), FIN 408(3), FIN 409(3), FIN 413(3), FIN 427(3) FIN 456 IL(3), FIN 461(3), FIN 489(3), FIN 496(3), or other finance courses approved by the Program (Sem: 6-8) 
(For students considering CFA exam, FIN 407, FIN 427 and FIN 461 are recommended.)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits from 200-400 level business courses from: ACCTG, B A, ECON, FIN, MGMT, MIS, MKTG, or SCM in consultation with an academic adviser and in support of the student's interests. (Sem: 5-8)


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