B.S. Finance is an application based degree with the objective to prepare students to pursue a career in corporate finance, personal financial planning, banking, or research. The program integrates theory with the acquisition of critical thinking, analysis, and technical skills sought by employers. Students learn about financial markets, institutions, and securities. They also learn to conduct and effectively present financial analysis of corporate projects and financial securities. In the capstone course, they will manage an investment portfolio in an active learning setting.
Utah Tech General Education Requirements
All Utah Tech General Education requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to Utah Tech's minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.
|General Education Core Requirements|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences||3|
Business Core Requirements
|ACCT 2010||Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 2020||Managerial Accounting||3|
|ECON 2010||Micro Economics (SS, GC)||3|
|FIN 3150||Managerial Finance I||3|
|ISA 2010||Proficiency in Excel & SQL||3|
|ISA 2050||Management Information Systems||3|
|MGMT 3050||Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment||3|
|MGMT 3100||Business Ethics and Professional Writing||3|
|MGMT 3400||Management & Organizations||3|
|MKTG 3010||Marketing Principles (ALPP)||3|
|STAT 2040||Business Statistics||3|
Finance Core Requirements
|ECON 2020||Macro Economics (SS, GC)||3|
|FIN 3001||Finance Intermediate Career Strategies||1|
|or ACCT 3001||Accounting Intermediate Career Strategies|
|FIN 3200||Money, Banking, & Credit||3|
|FIN 3750||Introduction to Investments||3|
|FIN 4150||Managerial Finance II||3|
|FIN 4380||Financial Modeling and Decision Making||3|
|FIN 4750||Portfolio Practicum||3|
|MATH 1100||Business Calculus (MA)||3|
|or MATH 1210||Calculus I (MA)|
|MGMT 3600||Operations and Supply Chain Management (ALPP)||3|
Finance Elective Requirements
|Complete 12 credits of the following courses:|
|FIN 3100||Financial Planning for Professionals||3|
|FIN 4100||Risk Management and Insurance Planning||3|
|FIN 4110||Retirement Planning||3|
|FIN 4120||Estate Planning||3|
|FIN 4180||Entrepreneurial Finance||3|
|FIN 4300||Real Estate Finance||3|
|FIN 4400||International Finance||3|
|ECON 3010||Managerial Economics||3|
|ECON 3020||Intermediate Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 3500||International Economics||3|
|ACCT 3010||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 3400||Tax Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 3300||Cost Accounting||3|
|MGMT 4040||Quantitative Decision Analysis||3|
|ISA 3020||SQL & Python for Analytics||3|
|ISA 4060||Big Data Analytics||3|
|ISA 4070||Data Visualization and Storytelling||3|
Other Business Electives
Complete additional elective courses to bring the total number of credits to no less than 120 and upper-division credits to no less than 40. A course may only be used to fulfill one program requirement.
- Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits (1000 and above).
- Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
- Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at Utah Tech for institutional residency.
- Maximum 12 upper-division transfer credits may fulfill Utah Tech Business program requirements.
- Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
- Minimum C- grade and 2.5 GPA in Business Core Requirement, Finance Core Requirement, and Finance Elective coursework.