Finance (Course 15-3)

Management Programs

Bachelor of Science in Finance

General Institute Requirements (GIRs)

The General Institute Requirements include a Communication Requirement that is integrated into both the HASS Requirement and the requirements of each major; see details below.

Summary of Subject Requirements Subjects
Science Requirement 6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Requirement [one subject can be satisfied by 14.01 in the Departmental Program]; at least two of these subjects must be designated as communication-intensive (CI-H) to fulfill the Communication Requirement. 8
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied from among 14.30, 15.053, 15.0791, or 18.600 in the Departmental Program] 2
Laboratory Requirement (12 units) [can be satisfied by 15.417 in the Departmental Program] 1
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree 17
Physical Education Requirement
Swimming requirement, plus four physical education courses for eight points.

Departmental Program

Choose at least two subjects in the major that are designated as communication-intensive (CI-M) to fulfill the Communication Requirement.

Required SubjectsUnits
14.01Principles of Microeconomics9-12
or 15.0111 Economic Analysis for Business Decisions
15.417Laboratory in Investments (CI-M)15
15.418Laboratory in Corporate Finance (CI-M)15
15.501Corporate Financial Accounting12
Select one of the following:12
Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics
Introduction to Applied Probability
Probability and Random Variables
Select one of the following:12
Econometric Data Science
Statistical Thinking and Data Analysis
Fundamentals of Statistics
Restricted Electives63-72
Finance Electives
Five to seven subjects from the following list, including at least one subject from the Investments area and one subject from the Corporate Finance area 1
Investments
Financial Markets
Options and Futures Markets
Corporate Finance
Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital
Advanced Corporate Finance
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Private Equity
Topics in Finance
Algorithmic Trading and Quantitative Investment Strategies
Taxes and Business Strategy
Non-Finance Electives
Select up to two of the following:
Optimization Methods in Business Analytics
Management Communication for Undergraduates (CI-M)
or 15.276
Communicating with Data
People, Teams, and Organizations Laboratory (CI-M)
or 15.312
Organizational Processes for Business Analytics
Introduction to Operations Management
Marketing Innovation
Competitive Strategy
Units in Major138-150
Units in Unrestricted Electives66-84
Units in Major That Also Satisfy the GIRs(24-48)
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree180

The units for any subject that counts as one of the 17 GIR subjects cannot also be counted as units required beyond the GIRs.

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Consult the Sloan Office of Undergraduate Education regarding additional options.