Finance, B.S.

Overall Requirements

  • 122 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
  • Minimum grade of C in all ACC, ECO, and FIN courses at the 300 level or above used toward the major
  • At least 50 percent of the business credits required for the degree must be earned at UNC Greensboro.

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

Major Requirements

Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses (29 credit hours)

Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter. See the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics for more information. 

Blueprint for Professional Success
Financial Accounting
Financial Statement Preparation and Disclosures
Managerial Accounting
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Economic and Business Statistics I
Business Computing I
Information Systems in Organizations
Select one of the following:
College Writing I ††
Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I ††
College Writing I ††
Completion of one of the following: *
Calculus with Business Applications †††
Calculus I †††

Common Business Core (36–39 credit hours)

Introduction to Communication Studies
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Calculus with Business Applications *
Calculus I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy
Business Communications
Principles of Marketing
Ethical Issues in Business ††
Ethical Issues in Entrepreneurship
Operations Management
Global Sustainability Elective
One chosen from the list below. **
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society
Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
ENV 110
Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Introduction to Sustainable Development

Finance Courses (15 credit hours)

Financial Institutions and Markets
Business Finance II
Select at least two additional courses from the following:6
Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
Fundamentals of Real Estate
Entrepreneurial Finance
Real Estate Finance
Real Estate Investment
International Finance
Seminar in Finance
Risk Management
Honors Work
Problems in Finance
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Cost Accounting
Federal Tax Concepts
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
Economic and Business Statistics II


Electives sufficient to complete 122 total credit hours required for the degree.