The Minor in Finance, offered by the Department of Finance, allows students to obtain a deeper understanding of financial principles and learn about their applications to various problems faced by decision-makers in the corporate, financial and government sectors. It develops marketable skills and expands job opportunities for non-finance majors.
The minor is open to all students.
Campus Locations: Main and Online
Oleg Rytchkov, Department Chair
Alter Hall, Room 420
Cindy Axelrod, Deputy Department Chair
Alter Hall, Room 422
- Eleven courses are required (six of these courses must be taken at Temple University):
Course List Code Title Credit Hours Select one of the following: 3-4 Financial Accounting Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making ECON 1101 Macroeconomic Principles 3 ECON 1102 Microeconomic Principles 3 FIN 3101 Financial Management 3 Pre-Calculus/Calculus sequence 7-8 Quantitative Methods for Business I
and Quantitative Methods for Business II
and Differential and Integral Calculus
and Calculus I
STAT 2103 Statistical Business Analytics 4 FIN 3504 Intermediate Corporate Finance (must be completed at Temple) 3 FIN 3507 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management 3 Select two of the following: 6 Bank Enterprise Risk Management Derivatives and Financial Risk Management Real Estate Investment and Finance Financial Modeling Financial Statement Analysis Financial Markets and Institutions for Business Financial Data Analysis Advanced Portfolio Analysis Commercial Credit Essentials International Finance Owl Fund Seminar 1 Advanced Owl Fund Seminar 1 Total Credit Hours 35-37
Requires permission of the instructor.
- Minimum grades of C are required in all FIN courses. Minimum grades of C- required in all other courses.
- A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required.
- FIN 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.