The minor in finance is intended to provide supplemental coursework in finance to complement a student's major area of study in an different discipline at The College at Brockport. The minor in finance provides fine preparation for students majoring in mathematics, for example, who are planning to take the actuary exam but are not majoring in a business discipline.
Admission to the Program
The minor in finance is open to undergraduate students who are not pursuing a major administered by the School of Business Administration and Economics.
Undergradute students are required to have successfully completed CIS 106 with a "C-" or higher, or to have equivalent word processing and spreadsheet skills, in order to declare the minor.
All students pursuing the minor in accounting are bound by the policies, terms, and conditions proscribed for study in the School of Business Administration and Economics.
A minor in finance consists of 21 credits of selected business and economics course work as described below, with a minimum of 12 credits of course work completed at Brockport.
A student's cumulative GPA in Brockport courses used to satisfy requirements of the minor must be at least 2.0.
Required Coursework (21 credits)
- ONE of the following accounting courses:
- ACC 280 Introduction to Accounting
- ACC 281 Introduction to Financial Accounting
- ECN 201 Principles of Microeconomics
- ECN 204 Introduction to Statistics
- BUS 325 Principles of Finance
- BUS 421 Investment Analysis
- BUS 422 Corporate Financial Policy
- ONE finance elective chosen from:
- BUS 420 Short-Term Financial Management
- BUS 428 Seminar in Finance
- BUS 445 International Financial Management
- ECN 425 Financial Institutions
Note: Minors should carefully check the catalog to see if they have completed the prerequisites for the electives that they choose. Whenever the terms "MTH 111 or higher" or "MTH 201 or higher" are used, the following math courses are excluded: MTH 243, 313 and 441.