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Bachelor of Science in Finance
Degree Requirements (120 hours)

I. Core Curriculum Requirements1: 42 hours
    A. Communication (6 hours)
        3 hours Communication (RHET 1302)
        3 hours Communication Elective (BA 43053311)
    B. Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 hours)
        6 hours Government (GOVT 2301 and 2302)
        6 hours American History
        3 hours Social and Behavioral Science Elective (ECO 2301)
    C. Humanities and Fine Arts (6 hours)
        3 hours Fine Arts (ARTS 1301)
        3 hours Humanities (HUMA 1301)
    D. Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (6 hours)
        6 hours Calculus (MATH 1325 and 1326)
    E. Science (9 hours including at least one course with a substantial laboratory component)

1 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed in parentheses are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at U.T. Dallas.

II. Major Requirements: 4548 hours
    Major Preparatory Courses (15 hours)
        AIM 2301* Introductory Financial Accounting
        AIM 2302* Introductory Management Accounting
        BA 2301* Business and Public Law
        ECO 2301* Principles of Macroeconomics2
        ECO 2302* Principles of Microeconomics
        MATH 1325* Applied Calculus I 2,3
        MATH 1326* Applied Calculus II 2,3
        MATH 2333* Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application
    Major Core Courses (2124 hours)
        BA 3311 Business Communications 2
        BA 3341 Business Finance
        BA 3351 Introduction to Management Information Systems
        BA 3352 Production Management
        BA 3361 Organizational Behavior
        BA 3365 Principles of Marketing
        BA 4305 Strategic Management 2
        BA 4371 International Business
        STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
    Major Related Courses
        BA 4345 Money and Capital Markets
        BA 4346 Investment Management
        BA 4347 Applied Corporate Finance

2 A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
3 Students may select to substitute MATH 2417 and 2419.
* Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

III. Elective Requirements: 3330 hours
    Advanced Electives (6 hours)
        All students are required to take at least six hours of advanced electives outside their major
        field of study. These must be either upper-division classes or lower-division classes that
        have prerequisites.
    Free Electives (1512 hours - 126 hours must be non-business courses)
        Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete
        at least 51 hours of upper-division credit to qualify for graduation.
    Guided Electives (12 hours)
        Three hours to be selected from BA 4310, BA 4348, BA 4349, BA 4350 and BA 4361
        Nine hours to be selected from: AIM 3320, AIM 3331, AIM 3332, AIM 3341, AIM 3351, AIM            4336, BA 3360, BA 4309, BA 4310, BA 4349, BA 4350, BA 4361, BA 4399, BA 4V92, ECO            3310 and ECO 3311.

General Information
Business Administration
Business Admin. & Biology
Accounting/Info Management
Economics and Finance Double Major


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