Finance

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This sample plan is for students admitted to business after one year and is intended for students who started at Miami in Fall 2021. If you started at Miami before Fall 2021, please consult with an advisor. This sample plan is a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning.  

IP = Intercultural Perspectives
FYIC = First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104)

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 141 or 151 5
Creative Arts 3
Science 3
Humanities 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ECO 201 3
ENG 111 3
Science w/Lab 4
Diversity/IP 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
CSE 148 3
ISA 125 3
ECO 202 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 3
FYIC 8
ISA 235 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FIN 301 3
FIN 303 3
MGT 291 3
ISA 225 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FIN 302 3
FIN 401 3
ECO 301 or ACC 321 3
MKT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 321 or ECO301 3
FIN Elective 3
FIN Elective 3
Thematic Sequence 3
BUS 284 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MGT 302 3
FIN Elective 3
Business Capstone 3
BLS 342 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Departmental Notes:

  • Students must earn a 2.00 GPA in all FIN courses (excluding FIN 101) to graduate
  • FIN 301 and FIN 303 should be taken concurrently
  • FIN 302 and 401 should be taken concurrently
  • FIN electives may NOT include any Capstones
  • At least 9 hours of FIN electives must be completed at Miami
  • FIN 331 and FIN 431 may not be used as FIN electives for the Finance major if pursuing Finance and Real Estate double major
  • Additional Resources:

General Requirements:

  • Must earn 124 hours to graduate; minimum of 52 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a non-business thematic sequence (some exceptions—consult your advisor).
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104) satisfies GMP Experiential Learning.
  • BUS 284 fulfills Advanced Writing.

Revised by FSB Advising, July 2021