Online: Finance

A top-of-the-line finance degree that's tailor-made for bottom-line success.

Affordable Colleges Best Online Finance Degrees Ranked as one of the best online human resource programs by Affordable Colleges Online for 2017.

Today's economy demands well-trained, ethical stewards of finance. In our online Bachelor of Science in Finance program, you'll find opportunities to learn banking, security analysis, risk management, taxation, and international finance and more, all without setting foot in a classroom.

How quickly can I earn my degree?

40 courses (120 credits) are required for graduation. But, did you know?

Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for a more detailed explanation of the specific degree requirements and course prerequisites.

Core Classes
(15 required courses)

Basic Requirements (2 courses)
 EN103 Composition & Rhetoric I
 EN104 Composition & Rhetoric II

Modes of Thinking
(4 courses)
 MOT Literature: EN 110, 112, 115, EN 118
 MOT Natural Science: BI 209, 211, or CH 209
 MOT Philosophy: PL 109
 MOT Mathematics: MA 110 or MA 121
 MOT Social Science: Covered By Major

Cultural Literacy
(6 courses)
 Humanities 1: H1201, HI 213, or P0 201
 Humanities 2: HI 202, HI 214, HI 262, or P0 202
 Humanities 3: Great Works of Art or Music
 Humanities 4: Great Works of Literature
 Foreign Language or World Cultures Course 1 *
 Foreign Language or World Cultures Course 2 *
 *Students must complete either two consecutive language courses or
  two World Cultures courses to satisfy this requirement.
  Languages are recommended for IB majors.

Christian Values and Theology 
(3 courses)
 TH109 Catholic Theology
 Intermediate Theology (200 - 300 level)
 Values Seminar: MG, PL, TH

(as needed)
    Select courses from any academic area.

Finance Major 
(16 required courses)

MG 100 Introduction to Business
MG 201 Principles of Management
MG 211 Quantitative Business Analysis
MK 201 Principles of Marketing
EC 209 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 210 Principles of Microeconomics
AB 217 Financial Accounting 
AB 219 Managerial Accounting
AB 272 The Legal Environment of Business
FN 331 Financial Management
FN 220 Money and Banking
FN 336 Financial Markets & Institutions
FN 361 Investments & Portfolio Management
FN 452 Senior Seminar
FN Elective*
FN Elective 

*AB 301 or 322 may be used to satisfy one of the FN electives.
Three 1- credit HR workshops will satisfy an elective requirement for FN majors.

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