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Financial Services (Minor)

Faculty: Commerce & Business Administration
Department: Finance
Credits: 24.0
Length: Five semesters
Credential: Minor
curriculum framework
  • This minor is available for all degree students, except those graduating from the BBA Financial Services program.
  • Successful completion of at least 24 credits
  • 15 credits upper level coursework required

Course Number

 Course Title


Required Courses (a minimum grade of "C"is required on these courses)

FINC 1231 (see note 3)

Business Mathematics


FINC 2300

Personal Finance I


FINC 2340

Corporate Finance


FINC 3390

Security Analysis


Select four courses from the following options (see notes 1 and 2):

FINC 3300

Personal Finance II


FINC 3305

International Financial Management


FINC 4340

Investment Management Techniques 3.00
FINC 4360 Portfolio Management Techniques 3.00
FINC 4370 FPSC- Approved Capstone Course 3.00

FINC 4380

Derivatives - Theory & Applications


ACCT 3370*

Income Tax I


BUSN 3431*

Business Statistics II


MARK 3500*

Financial Services Marketing


BUSN 3730*

Law for Finance and Accounting Professionals


Upper level FINC Elective

One 3000-4000 level course from FINC


Total Credits



1. Students taking the CFP Core Curriculum courses below will qualify to challenge the Level 1 Certified Financial Planning exam. 

2. Courses indicated by the * have pre-requisite courses students would be responsible for. 

3. FINC 1231 - Students can also use Math 1125 or approved substitute to fulfill this requirement.

admission requirements

There are no separate admission requirements for a minor, but students must be enrolled in a degree program in order to complete a minor.

program cost

You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page. 

Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.

curriculum guidelines

Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.