Requirements: International Finance Major (B.Sc.)

All BA or BSc degrees require the completion of a minimum 128 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
For further degree requirements, please see our BA/BSc Requirements Page.

Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum

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For further description of the courses required within each section of GLACC, see here or download the degree worksheet to the right.

Course Number
Course Name
Prerequisites
INTEGRATIVE INQUIRY
CCI 1
Four Integrative Inquiry Courses (course type CCI)
(May not overlap with major, at least one must be at AUP. All courses must be outside the major's disciplinary base.)

Freshmen satisfy CCI courses as follows: FirstBridge (two courses) and two additional CCI courses outside the major discipline. FirstBridge courses may not replace major requirements.

Transfer students satisfy CCI courses as follows: four CCI courses outside the major discipline; at least one CCI must be taken at AUP.
 
CCI 2
 
CCI 3
 
CCI 4
 
CCX
Experiential Learning
 
CRITICAL INQUIRY AND EXPRESSION
EN 2020 CCE
Writing & Criticism
EN1010
CCD
Digital Literacy and Communication
 
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCR
Disciplinary Research Methods/Writing in the Discipline
 
QUANTITATIVE AND EXPERIMENTAL REASONING
MA 1005 or Above (course type CCM)
Quantitative Reasoning
 
Lab science course coded CCS (4CR lecture with corresponding 0CR lab)
Experimental Reasoning
MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time
EXPRESSION FRANÇAISE
FR 1200 CCF (or above)
Elementary French & Culture II 
FR1100
AUP CAPSTONE
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCC
AUP Capstone
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 60 credits

(Minimum grade of “C-“ required in each course)

 

COURSE NUMBER
COURSE NAME
PREREQUISITES
FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT – 2 credits
None
APPLIED STATISTICS I
MA0900 OR MA1005 OR MA1005CCM OR MA1005GE120 OR ELECMA-25 OR ELECMA-20 OR ELECMA-30 OR (MA1025CCM OR MA1025GE120) OR MA1030 OR MA1030CCM OR MA1030GE120 OR MA1091 OR MA1091CCM OR MA1091GE120 / 
MA0900 OR MA1005 OR MA1005CCM OR MA1005GE120 OR ELECMA-25 OR ELECMA-20 OR ELECMA-30 OR (MA1025CCM OR MA1025GE120) OR MA1030 OR MA1030CCM OR MA1030GE120 OR MA1091 OR MA1091CCM OR MA1091GE120
CALCULUS I
MA1025CCM OR ELECMA-30 OR MA1025GE120
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
College Level=Sophomore
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS
None
MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
None
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS
None
CORPORATE FINANCE
BA1020 AND BA2001 AND (EC2010 OR EC2010GE110) AND (MA1020CCM OR MA1020GE120 OR MA1020 OR CS1060 OR CS1060CCDI OR CS1060CCI OR DS1060CCDI)
BUSINESS ETHICS AND CSR
BA1020 AND (BA2020CCI OR BA2020GE110) AND College Level=Junior
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MARKETS
BA2001 AND (EC2020GE110 OR EC2020) AND BA3010
MONEY, BANKING, AND FINANCIAL MARKETS
EC2010GE110 OR EC2010 AND EC2020 OR EC2020GE110

or
 
LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
 
or
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
College Level=Junior

or

College Level=Junior
INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
BA3010
COMPUTATIONAL FINANCE
BA3010 AND (MA1020CCM OR MA1020GE120) AND (MA1030 OR MA1030CCM OR MA1030GE120)
BUSINESS INTEGRATION CAPSTONE – 2 credits
College Level=Senior AND BA3010
One (1) four credit Finance elective or equivalent OR Economics/Math elective from list to the right.
MA2041 LINEAR ALGEBRA
 
MA3005 PROBABILITY 
 
EC3053 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY ECONOMICS
 
EC3061 ECON. APPLICATIONS OF GAME THEORY
 
EC3077 MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN ECONOMICS
 
EC3086CCR INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS
 
MA3100 APPLIED DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
 
BA4030 SUSTAINABLE FINANCE
 
BA4034 BEHAVIORAL FINANCE
 

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Any courses desired – must complete a total of 128 credit hours to graduate.

 

HONORS

Students who have completed at least five BA courses may be invited to participate in the Honors program.

  • Students are automatically qualified if they have a minimum 3.7 major GPA and an overall GPA of 3.5 minimum.
  • Students may be nominated by department faculty members if they have a minimum 3.5 major GPA and an overall GPA of 3.3 minimum.
  • Students select a thesis supervisor in the Department and produce a 30-page thesis.
  • Candidates for Departmental Honors present and defend their thesis or seminar project before a jury of faculty members. 
  • Students who have a recorded academic integrity incident are not eligible for Departmental Honors.

 

Further information is available from department academic advisors, the Honors Program Coordinator Professor Bodevin at sbodvin@aup.edu or the Department Chair.