University of South Florida St. Petersburg

2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog

Finance (FIN)

Requirements for the B.A./B.S. Degree: Within the 120-semester-hour program listed in the General Requirements section, students must complete a minimum of 21-24 hours of upper-level finance courses beyond FIN 3403. At least 15 hours must be taken in residence at USF St. Petersburg. A grade point average of 2.0 or higher must be achieved in all major course work at USF and an overall 2.0 GPA including transfer work.

Required Finance Courses:

FIN 3604

International Finance


FIN 4303

Financial Institutions and Markets


FIN 4414

Advanced Corporation Finance


FIN 4504

Principles of Investments



Additional upper-level Finance electives





Finance electives can be selected from among those 3000 and 4000 level classes that have FIN, REE, and RMI prefixes. At least two electives must have an FIN prefix. Independent Study (FIN 4905) and Independent Research (FIN 4915) will not be accepted as credit toward the minimum degree requirements for a major in Finance. The courses listed below are suggested electives that are relevant for students who might want to pursue careers in the following areas:

Corporate Financial Management

FIN 4412

Working Capital Management


FIN 4443

Financial Policies and Strategies


FIN 4461

Financial Statements Analysis


Management of Financial Institutions

FIN 3233

Money and Banking


FIN 4324

Bank Management


FIN 4412

Working Capital Management


FIN 4443

Financial Policies and Strategies


FIN 4461

Financial Statement Analysis



FIN 4461

Financial Statement Analysis


FIN 4514

Advanced Investment Analysis & Management


FIN 4934

Financial Options & Futures


REE 4303

Real Estate Investment Analysis


Financial Services

FIN 4514

Advanced Investment Analysis & Management


REE 3043

Real Estate Decision-Making


REE 4303

Real Estate Investment Analysis


RMI 3011

Principles of Insurance


2. A grade point average of 2.0 or better must be achieved in the minor course work at USF St. Petersburg and in all minor courses completed at other institutions.

3. All 12 credit hours must be taken in residence at USF St. Petersburg.

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