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Finance

This sample plan is a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning.  

GMP = Global Miami Plan course
IP = Intercultural Perspectives

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
BUS 101 & 102 4
GMP 3
GMP 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
ECO 201 3
CSE 148 3
GMP 3
Elective 4
Total Semester Hours 16

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 3
ECO 202 3
ISA 235 3
Advanced Writing or STC 135 3
GMP 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FIN 301 3
ISA 205 4
MGT 291 3
STC 135 or Advanced Writing 3
GMP 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MGT 302 3
MKT 291 3
FIN 302 3
FIN 401 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BLS 342 3
FIN Elective 3
FIN Elective 3
ECO 301 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FIN Elective 3
Business Capstone 3
Thematic Sequence 3
GMP 3
GMP 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC Choice 3
FIN Elective 3
GMP 3
Diversity/IP 3
Elective 5
Total Semester Hours 17

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, 451, 452, 461, 462, 463, 475, or 481
  • FIN electives may NOT include any Capstones
  • All FIN electives must be completed at Miami
  • Additional Resources:

General Requirements:

  • All students must earn 128 hours to graduate; minimum of 64 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • A 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business are required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a thematic sequence outside the School of Business (ISA 2 is the only exception to this rule). You must declare your thematic sequence; contact sponsoring department to do so.
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • Most FSB students satisfy GMP Experiential Learning with an internship; students must register for FIN 340 to complete this requirement. 

Revised by FSB Advising, July 2016