Professor and student working together at a computer
Ian Kervick-Jimenex '13 had the opportunity to
intern with Merrill Lynch this past semester.

About the Program

Finance is concerned with securing, managing, and investing money. These functions are carried out within the context of a profit-seeking firm, a non-profit entity or a government agency. Study in this area focuses on banking procedures, bank accounts, loan, interest credit, trusts, investments, accounting procedures, budget and financing and security.


A concentration in finance is achieved by completion of the following program with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0:

ECON 232 Money and Banking (ECON 120 OR 121)
BUAD 242 Investments (BUAD 225, ECON 121 & 122, or permission)
BUAD 342 Corporate Finance (BUAD 218 & 225) 
BUAD 442 Advanced Financial Management (BUAD 242, 342, ECON 232, or permission)

Plus three units selected from: 

BUAD 142 Personal Finance 
BUAD 315 Intermediate Accounting I (BUAD 225) 
BUAD 322 Student Managed Fund (ECON 122 & BUAD 225)
BUAD 345 Income Taxation (BUAD 215 or permission)
BUAD 352 Fixed Income and Derivatives (BUAD 242 & BUAD 342)
BUAD 405/6/7 Independent Study/Tutorial (permission)
BUAD 416 Internship (permission) 
ECON 242 Economics of the Public Sector and its Finance (ECON 121 & 122) 
ECON 247 International Trade and Finance (ECON 121 & 122)
ECON 252 The Fed Challenge (ECON 121, 122 and permission)

Admission to the concentration requires an overall grade point average of 2.0 and a 2.0 grade point average in all courses that are prerequisites to concentration courses.

Compilation of Credit Form for Concentrations