Jul 14, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance (B.S.)

A Finance major should demonstrate the ability to organize financial information and data, in order to solve complex financial problems. They should also be able to communicate financial information in written and oral forms. 

Please refer to the School of Business website for additional information and requirements: www.etown.edu/depts/business/advising.

Student Learning Outcomes for the Finance major:

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to organize and analyze financial information.
  • Apply financial information to solve financial problems.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate to others complex financial information, in written and verbal forms.


Students may take EC 101  and EC 102  in any sequence.

EC 101  or EC 102  will fulfill both the Finance major requirement and the Social Sciences core requirement.

MA 251  will fulfill both the Finance major requirement and the Mathematics core requirement.

MA 251  should be taken in the sophomore year. Students should take any necessary prerequisites in the first year depending on their math placement.

BA 240  and BA 241  are to be taken in the sophomore year. Students should take BA 240 in the Fall and BA 241 in the Spring.

FIN 325  should be taken either in the 2nd or 3rd year, as it is a prerequisite for many upper level classes.

Internships are registered in the semester in which they end, therefore cumulative internship experiences (micro, virtual) will be registered when the student achieves the desired 120 hours tracked by the department/program governing the internship discipline.

For a suggested Four-Year Plan for the Finance major, visit https://www.etown.edu/depts/business/advising/four-year-finance.aspx.