Finance, B.S.

The Finance, B.S. major is available in traditional as well as online format.

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 Requirements - Minerva's Academic Curriculum (MAC)

Major Requirements

Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses 

Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

Courses used to meet Bryan School Pre-Admission and Bryan School Common Business Core requirements cannot be used to fulfill major or concentration requirements in the following majors: ACCT, BADM, ECOS, ENTR, FINC, INTB, ISSC, HTMT, or MKTG.

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
Foundations for Analytics using Spreadsheets
Information Systems for Decision Making
Select one of the following:
Exploring Writing in College Contexts
Academic Research and Writing
Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse: Written Communication
RCO 101
Completion of one of the following:
College Algebra
Algebra with Business Applications
Calculus with Business Applications
Precalculus I
Precalculus II
Mathematics for the Life Sciences
Calculus for the Life Sciences
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Calculus A
Calculus B

Bryan School Common Business Core

Global and Cultural Development
Leadership Development
Introduction to Communication Studies
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy *
Business Communication & Innovation
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
Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Introduction to Sustainable Development

Hospitality and Tourism Management majors are exempt from the MGT 491 requirement; a similar course, HTM 491, is taken within the major requirements.


Or other approved Global Sustainability elective.

Finance Courses (18 credit hours)

Financial Institutions and Markets
Data Technologies for Finance
Business Finance II
Select two additional courses from the following:
Entrepreneurial Finance
Financial Statement Analysis and Company Valuation
Contemporary Topics in Finance
Fundamentals of Futures, Options and Behavioral 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.