Carthage offers a major in finance. To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Carthage, students must complete the Carthage Core, Distribution Requirements, and the finance major requirements listed below. 

The Finance Major

Required Courses (46 credits) 
  • ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ECN 1010 Principles of Microeconomics (4 credits)
  • ECN 1020 Principles of Macroeconomics (4 credits)
  • FIN 2100 Microsoft Excel for Basic Business Applications (2 credits)
  • FIN 3200 Money and Banking (4 credits)
  • FIN 3210 Corporate Finance (4 credits)
  • FIN 3290 International Finance (4 credits)
  • FIN 3500 Fixed Income Analysis (4 credits)
  • FIN 4050 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (4 credits)
  • MGT 3120 Principles of Management (4 credits)
  • MGT 3600 Legal Environment of Business (4 credits)
  • BUS 4900 Business Policies Senior Seminar (4 credits)
Choose One (4 credits)
  • ACC 2040 Cost and Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACC 3010 Intermediate Accounting I (4 credits)
Choose One (4 credits)
  • BUS/ECN 2340 Applied Statistics for Management and Economics (4 credits)
  • MTH 1050 Elementary Statistics (4 credits)
  • MTH 3050 Statistics (4 credits)
Choose One (4 credits)
  • FIN 3110 Intermediate Financial Modeling with MS Excel (4 credits)
  • ECN 3340 Introduction to Econometrics (4 credits)
  • MGT 3100 Introduction to Business Analytics (4 credits)

Finance majors are also required to pass the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel certification exam.

Current students, remember: You should follow the official College Catalog from the year you entered Carthage and work with your advisors and the department chair to ensure all requirements are met.