Bachelor in Finance

General

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Program Description

The finance major at Fairleigh Dickinson provides you with an understanding of financial analysis, financial management, and financial systems. This program is offered through Fairleigh Dickinson’s Silberman College of Business at both the Florham Campus and Metropolitan Campus locations.

The College holds prestigious accreditation by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – which recognizes the quality of its faculty, academic programs, and resources. Less than a third of all U.S. business schools hold AACSB recognition, adding value to your undergraduate business degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance

All students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Degree program in Finance must complete the University and Business Core Curriculum. The two finance courses in the Core are FIN3250 Principles of Financial Analysis and FIN3310 Intermediate Financial Analysis. Additional major requirements are listed below.

Finance Major Requirements

Required Courses

  • FIN3371 International Business Finance
  • FIN4341 Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FIN4343 Securities and Investments
  • FIN4405 Analytical Methods in Finance

Electives (Select Three)

  • FIN3330 Personal Financial Management
  • FIN3421 Sports Finance
  • FIN4498 Internship in Finance Studies
  • FIN4221 Capital Budgeting and Value Creation
  • FIN4150 Working Capital Management
  • FIN4351 Portfolio Management
  • FIN4350 Derivatives
  • Economics or Accounting course with permission of Economics and Finance Department Chair

NOTE: Students with specific questions about the major requirements should contact the advisor on their home campus.

Finance Major with Concentration in Financial Planning and Wealth Management

Required Courses

  • FIN4341 Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FIN3371 International Business Finance
  • FIN4343 Securities and Investments
  • NOTE: WMA4350 cannot be substituted for FIN4343
  • FIN4405 Analytical Methods in Finance

Electives

  • WMA3335 Personal Financial Management OR FIN3330 Personal Financial Management
  • WMA4375 Risk Management and Insurance
  • WMA4265 Personal Tax Planning

Free Electives (mandatory courses)

  • WMA4267 Retirement Planning
  • WMA4370 Personal Estate & Gift Planning
  • WMA4380 Client Relations in Financial Management
  • WMA4390 Financial Planning Capstone

Prerequisites for WMA4380 Client Relations in Financial Management are WMA3335 or FIN3330 and at least one of the following: WMA4350, WMA4265, WMA4267, WMA4370, WMA4375.

Optional

  • WMA4498 Wealth Management Internship OR FIN4498, FIN4499, ACCT4498, or ACCT4499

WMA3335 must be taken before WMA4498; WMA4498 cannot be substituted for another WMA course without the permission of the Chairperson.

For More Information

If you are a prospective student and would like information about applying to Fairleigh Dickinson University, please contact the Office of Admissions at 973-443-8900 or 201-692-7308 or via email

If you would like information regarding the majors, courses or careers paths, please contact the Department Chair Karen Denning at 201-692-7221 or via email.

Last updated July 2019

About the School

Accredited by the world's preeminent business school authority, the AACSB International, Silberman College offers baccalaureate and master's degrees on both New Jersey campuses, as well as professiona ... Read More

Accredited by the world's preeminent business school authority, the AACSB International, Silberman College offers baccalaureate and master's degrees on both New Jersey campuses, as well as professional development tracks and the Executive MBA.The College also offers an undergraduate degree option in Vancouver. Read less
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Accreditations

AACSB Accredited