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Financial Management

As a student in the Financial Management program, you will gain the understanding, skills, and experience necessary to succeed in this challenging and dynamic field. A solid background of general business skills and knowledge is necessary for success in a finance career. You will gain that background through completion of the required business core courses in addition to the Financial Management courses.


The Financial Management major prepares you for exciting careers in the field of finance, including work in banking, corporate finance, investments, insurance, personal financial planning, and real estate. Additionally, the major prepares you for further study finance at the graduate level.

LOCATIONS: Main residential campus in Fayette, Iowa, UIU Educational Centers, Online, and Self-Paced Degree Program.


Business Core:

(3) BA 160 Microeconomic Principles
(3) BA 161 Macroeconomic Principles
(3) BA 201 Accounting Principles I
(3) BA 202 Accounting Principles II
(3) BA 208 Marketing Principles
(3) BA 210 Management Principles
(3) BA 222 Management Information Systems
(3) BA 302 Business Law I
(3) BA 341 Corporate Financial Management
(3) MATH 220 Elementary Statistics
(3) PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics OR BA 225 Business Ethics
(3) BA 356 Quantitative Decisions in Business

Total: 36 credits

Area of Emphasis:

(3) BA 310 Money and Banking
(3) BA 343 Investments
(3) BA 442 Intermediate Financial Management
(3) BA 480 Seminar in Finance

One of the following: (3)

BA 463 International Finance
BA 488 Economics of International Business

One of the following: (3)

BA 288 Personal Financial Management
BA 321 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
BA 370 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
BA 403 Internship
BA 421 Managerial Cost Accounting
BA 463 International Finance
BA 488 Economics of International Business
BA 499 Special Project

Total: 18 credits


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Last Updated 8/23/13