University General Course Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Apr 12, 2021  
University General Course Catalog 2020-2021

Finance, B.S. in Bus. Ad.


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A Finance degree provides students knowledge essential for careers in financial management, banking and other financial institutions, investments, and insurance.

https://www.unr.edu/degrees/finance/bs

Student Learning Outcomes


Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate mastery of fundamental business knowledge and practices.
  • possess analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • effectively communicate within a business environment.
  • use information technology to support business analysis and operations.
  • recognize, evaluate and resolve ethical issues, both personally and organizationally.
  • develop a global business perspective and will have the knowledge and skills to conduct business internationally.

Contact Information


Department of Managerial Sciences
313 Ansari Business Building
(775) 784-6993

https://www.unr.edu/business/departments-and-disciplines/finance

Pre-majors should contact the College of Business Advising Office
409 Ansari Business Building 
(775) 784-4912

Transfer to the University of Nevada, Reno


Use the transfer agreement  and the degree planner (available by clicking Print degree planner icon at the top right of this page) to build your plan for graduation with your advisor. Course substitutions not identified on the transfer agreement require UNR advisor approval.

If a major-to-major transfer agreement is not available for your transfer institution, please check the General Core agreement  if available. If neither is available, access Transferology to assist in your planning.

Admission Requirements


All students who are interested in graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree start by being declared as “pre-majors.” Pre-majors must complete Core Writing, Core Mathematics, the Pre-Business Core, and a total of 60 units before meeting with a Finance advisor to declare the Finance major. Students must declare their major before taking any courses in the Upper-Division Business Core.

Graduation Requirements


  • Total Units | 120
  • Cumulative GPA | 2.0
  • University GPA | 2.0
  • Major GPA | 2.0
  • Residency Requirement | 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
  • Major Residency Requirement | 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
  • Upper-Division Requirement | 40 Upper-Division Units
  • Half Program Units/4 Year Institution | 60 Units
  • Business Course Time Limit | Coursework used to complete College of Business and Major requirements must have been completed within the 10 years prior to the year of graduation.

I. Core General Education Requirements (24-30 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding  the “Core English and Math Completion Policy  .”

Students in this major must meet all SilverCore Objectives (CO1 through CO14). Courses satisfying Core Objectives are designated (e.g., CO9) in General Catalog curricula and course descriptions.

A. Composition & Communication; Critical Analysis & Use of Information (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3


B. Quantitative Reasoning (3-6 units) - CO2


C. Physical & Natural Phenomena (6 units minimum) - CO4, CO4L


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO4/CO4L courses .

D. Cultures, Societies, & Individuals (3 units) - CO6


E. Artistic Composition, Interpretation, & Expression (3 units) - CO7


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO7 courses .

F. History & Culture; Constitution (6 units) - CO5, CO8


Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

II. Additional Core Requirements (0 units maximum)


Students must take courses that satisfy the following Core Objectives. Some or all of these Core Objectives may be satisfied in the Major Requirements (Section IV).  Refer to the Core Curriculum   chapter in this catalog.

A. Science, Technology & Society - CO9


B. Diversity & Equity - CO10


The following courses count in the Major Requirement:

C. Global Context - CO11


D. Ethics - CO12


E. Capstone Integration & Synthesis - CO13


F. Application - CO14


III. Additional College Requirements (57 units)


B. Nonbusiness Course Requirements (12 units)


Economics course (3 units)


International Business course (3 units)


D. Capstone course (3 units)


IV. Major Requirements (30 units)


B. Choose either the Accounting or Economics Emphasis (6 units)


C. Finance Electives (15 units)


Select five courses from the following:

D. Diversity course (3 units)


V. Minor Requirements (0 units)


VI. Electives (3-9 units)


VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


B. Second Year


C. Third Year


D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


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