Finance Minor

  • Open to business or non-business students.
  • Provides in-depth understanding of financial principles and their application to financial issues faced by decision-makers in corporate, financial, and government sectors of the global economy.
  • Students majoring in Accounting, Economics, Marketing, Risk Management, and Real Estate will enhance their marketable skills with this minor.
    Prerequisite courses required for non-business students:
    ACCT 2101Financial Accounting3
    ACCT 2102Managerial Accounting3
    or ACCT 2521 Cost Accounting
    ECON 1101Macroeconomic Principles3
    ECON 1102Microeconomic Principles3
    FIN 3101Financial Management3
    Pre-Calculus/Calculus sequence:6-8
    Quantitative Methods for Business I
    and Quantitative Methods for Business II
    College Algebra
    and Differential and Integral Calculus
    and Calculus I
    STAT 2103Statistical Business Analytics4
  • Minimum grades of C- are required in prerequisite courses except for FIN 3101 which requires a minimum grade of C. These grades are not calculated in the minor GPA.
  • Four departmental courses required (three of these courses must be taken at Temple University):
    Required Courses
    FIN 3504Intermediate Corporate Finance (must be completed at Temple)3
    FIN 3507Security Analysis and Portfolio Management3
    Select two of the following:6
    Bank Enterprise Risk Management
    Derivatives and Financial Risk Management
    Real Estate Investment and Finance 1
    Financial Modeling
    Financial Statement Analysis
    Commercial Real Estate Analysis
    Financial Markets and Institutions for Business
    Financial Data Analysis
    Advanced Portfolio Analysis
    Commercial Credit Essentials
    International Finance 2
    Owl Fund Seminar 3
    Advanced Owl Fund Seminar 3
    Total Credit Hours12
  • Minimum grades of C are required for the departmental courses.
  • A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required.
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.

Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.