Finance, B.S.

Overall Requirements

  • 120 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 Personal Development
and Blueprint for Professional Development
Blueprint for Personal and Professional Development
Financial Accounting
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 (38 credit hours)

Global and Cultural Development
Leadership Development
Introduction to Communication Studies
Calculus with Business Applications
Calculus I
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy 1
Business Communication & Innovation
Principles of Marketing 2
Ethical Issues in Business ††
Operations Management
Global Sustainability Elective
One chosen from the list below. 3
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society
Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
Introduction to Sustainability
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
Entrepreneurial Finance
Seminar in Finance
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 120 total credit hours required for the degree.