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Finance

This sample plan is for students admitted to business after one year and is intended for students who started at Miami in Fall 2017. If you started at Miami before Fall 2017, please consult with an advisor. This sample plan is a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning.  

IP = Intercultural Perspectives
FYIC = First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104)
*BUS/ENG/STC 284 formerly known as BUS/ENG/STC 308, fulfills Advanced Writing

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
Creative Arts 3
Science 3
Humanities 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ECO 201 3
ENG 111 3
Science w/Lab 4
Diversity/IP 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
CSE 148 3
STA 125 3
ECO 202 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 3
FYIC 8
ISA 235 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FIN 301 3
ACC Choice/ECO 301 3
MGT 291 3
ISA 225 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FIN 302 3
FIN 401 3
ECO 301/ACC Choice 3
MKT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
Business Capstone 3
FIN Elective 3
FIN Elective 3
Thematic Sequence 3
BUS 284* 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MGT 302 3
FIN Elective 3
FIN Elective 3
BLS 342 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Departmental Notes:

  • Students must earn a 2.0 GPA in all FIN courses (excluding FIN 101) to graduate
  • FIN 302 and 401 should be taken concurrently
  • Students may select from ACC 321, 333, or 343 for ACC Choice
  • FIN Electives include FIN 303, 331 351, 402, 403, 404, 408, 417, 452, 461, 462, 475, or 481
  • FIN electives may NOT include any Capstones
  • All FIN electives must be completed at Miami
  • Additional Resources:

General Requirements:

  • Must earn 124 hours to graduate; minimum of 52 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a non-business thematic sequence (some exceptions - consult your advisor).
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • Most FSB students satisfy GMP Experiential Learning with an internship; students must register for FIN 340 or 340W to complete this requirement.

Revised by FSB Advising, July 2017