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Finance Major Information Session

For non-GWSB Students

Mirasol Espanola

on 12 February 2014

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Transcript of Finance Major Information Session

Finance Major

Information Session
non-GWSB Students
Application Process
New! Fall 2013
Allows non-GWSB students to pursue a major within the School of Business.
Requirements concentrated in field of Finance
Signature Business Core courses
Option available to current first-year students ONLY!
History of the Finance Major
Highlights of the Curriculum
Application Process
BADM 1003: Transfer Student Development Course (TSDC)
Global Focus Signature Course *
Business and Society WID *
BADM 3001: Career Management Strategy (Sophomore)
BADM 4101: Business Law and Ethics (Senior)
Signature Courses
Calculus I & II
MATH 1231 + MATH 1232
Statistics (2 courses)
STAT 1051 or 1053
STAT 2118
ECON 1011 + ECON 1012
Finance Major
Six Fixed Courses:
ACCY 2001 – Financial Accounting
ACCY 3106 – Financial Statement Analysis
BADM 3501 – Financial Management
FINA 3001 – Intermediate Finance
FINA 3101 – Investment & Portfolio Mgmt
FINA 4001 – Advanced Financial Management
Finance Major
Applied Mathematics
Computer Science
International Affairs
Organizational Science
Physics (BS)
Systems Engineering
Applications Due
March 15
History & Highlights
Select four of the following courses:
ACCY 2002 – Managerial Accounting
FINA 3201 - Exploring Finance with a Financial Simulation
FINA 3301 - Money and Capital Markets
FINA 4101 - Applied Financial Securities Analysis
FINA 4201 - Real Estate Investment
FINA 4900 – Special Topics: Derivatives
FINA 4900 – Special Topics: History of Finance
Finance Major course with a Global Focus:

Select one of the following: (1 course – 3 crs)
ECON 2182 - International Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
IBUS 3301 - International Business Finance
IBUS 4302 - International Banking
Current Students
High GPA
Grades of B+ or higher in quantitative courses
Has already taken a sequence of Calculus courses
Ability to graduate in 4 years with both majors
Exceptional writing ability
Understands how degree/majors align with their future goals
GWSB Liberal Arts Requirements
Business Core Courses
1 or 2 concentrations
Finance concentration = 5 field courses
Lower and Upper-level electives
Can minor, but cannot double-major outside of GWSB
Fulfill CCAS’s GPAC/Gen Ed Curriculum
No BADM Core Courses
Calculus sequence required
Required 2nd major outside of GWSB
Electives not guaranteed
Required global-focused courses
Finance major = 10 courses + 1 Finance Major Global Focus Course
Differences between BBA/BS
Any Questions?
GWSB Undergraduate Advising Center
(202) 994-0727
* Waived Indefinitely for
non-GWSB Students
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