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Finance focuses upon the raising and investing of money by individuals, businesses, securities firms, and the financial services industries. Finance activities also are needed in state and local government operations and in the regulatory branches of the federal government.
Finance students can work toward receiving certification as:
However, certification is not required and many students choose other career goals with our Finance Emphasis
CAREER OPTIONS WITH AN EMPHASIS IN FINANCE
A small selection of employers of UNK Finance GraduatesLocal
|Baird, Kurtz & Doabson||Dana F. Cole & Co.|
|Countryman Associates, P.C.||Dohman, Akerlund & Eddy|
|Grant Thorton||Larsen, Schroeder & Associates, P.C.|
|McDermott & Miller P.C.||Nebraska Department of Revenue|
|Peter Kiewit Son's Inc.|
|The Buckle, Inc.||Coleman Powermate Co.|
|U. S. Comptroller of the Currency||Curtis & Associates|
|FBI||U. S. Internal Revenue Service|
|U. S. Federal Deposit Insurance||Mutual Of Omaha Insurance Company|
|Prudential Insurance Company|
|Baldwin Filters||Deloitte & Touche|
|Eaton Corporation||Ernst & Young|
|KPMG||Price Waterhouse Coopers|
Suggested Finance Schedule Rotation - 4 year Bachelor's Degree
|Freshman (Fall) 16 hrs||Freshman (Spring) 16 hrs|
|Eng 101 GS Expository Writing I||Eng 102 GS Expository Writing II|
|Math Sequence **||Math Sequence **|
|Social Sciences (non-ECON) GS||Spch 100 GS or ITECH 290|
|Aesthetic GS||Natural Science with Lab GS|
|BSAD 100 Exploring Business||Democracy in Perspective|
|Sophomore (Fall) 15 hrs||Sophomore (Spring) 18 hrs|
|ACCT 250 Principles of Accounting I||ACCT 251 Principles of Accounting II|
|ECON 270 GS Macroeconomics||ECON 271 GS Microeconomics|
|MGT 233 GS Business Statistics||Humanities: GS|
|Humanities: GS||BSAD 295 Business Communications|
|Natural Science (non-lab) GS||MIS 302 Principles of MIS|
|Junior (Fall) 15 hrs||Junior (Spring) 15 hrs|
|FIN 308 Principles of Finance||FIN 408 Corporate Finance (S)|
|Finance Elective||Unrestricted Elective|
|ACCT 311 Business Law||ECON 300/400 Level|
|MGT 301 Principles of Management||MKT 300 Principles of Marketing|
|CapStone (388 in any department)||MGT 314 Operations Management|
|Senior (Fall) 15 hrs||Senior (Spring) 15 hrs|
|FIN 476 Short-term Financial Mgmt (F)||FIN 422 Financial Institutions (S)|
|FIN 480 Investments (F)||FIN 482 Case Study - Financial Mgmt (S)|
|MGT 493 Social Responsibilities/Ethics||MGT 495 Adm. Strategy & Policy|
|BSAD 400||Finance Elective|
|Unrestricted Elective||Unrestricted elective|
Take 1 course from:
ACCT 350 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 352 Cost Accounting
ACCT 451 Tax Accounting
Take 1 additional course from:
ACCT 312 Commercial Law
ACCT 350 Intermediate Accounting
ACCT 351 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 352 cost Accounting
ACCT 451 Tax Accounting
FIN 481 Portfolio Management
** Suggested Math/Business Statistics Sequence for Accounting & Finance Students
Students have varying Math backgrounds when they come to UNK as freshmen. Accounting and Finance students are required to take MATH 123 applied Calculus (MATH 115 Calculus I with Analytical Geometry is also acceptable as a substitute for MATH 123). However, not all freshmen students are prepared to take a calculus class as their first math course. Most students will follow one of the following two sequences with regard to their Math and Business Statistics courses. Check with your advisor or the department chair if you have questions.
MATH 102 College algebra Fall, Freshman Yr.
MATH 123 Applied Calculus Spring, Freshman Yr.
BMGT 233 Business Statistics Fall, Sophomore Yr.
MATH 123 Applied Calculus Fall, Freshman Yr.
BGMT 233 Business Statistics Spring, Freshman Yr.
Math Placement: Many students are not sure which math course they should start with in college. Below is a summary of the math placement guidelines for students. The Math Department also gives a placement exam if you are unsure of what course to begin with. Contact the Math Department at 865-8531.
MATH 123 Applied Calculus: Have successfully completed MATH 102 College Algebra, or had an ACT Math score of 22 or higher, and 4 years of high school math, including 2 years of algebra, 1 year of geometry, and a senior level pre-calculus or calculus course.
MATH 102 College Algebra: Have successfully completed MATH 101 Intermediate Algebra, or had an ACT Math score of 20 or higher and have had at least 2 years of algebra in high school.
MATH 101: Have successfully completed MATH 090 Elementary Algebra, or had an ACT Math score of 17-19 and have had at least 1 year of algebra in high school.