UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics (Double Major) with an emphasis in CFA®

Degree Requirements (132 hours)1

I. Core Curriculum Requirements2: 42 hours

Communication (6 hours)

3 hours Communication (RHET 1302)

3 hours Communication Elective (BCOM 3311)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 hours)

6 hours Government (GOVT 2301 and GOVT 2302)

6 hours American History (HIST 1301 and HIST 1302)

3 hours Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (ECON 2301)3

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 hours)

3 hours Fine Arts (ARTS 1301)

3 hours Humanities (HUMA 1301)

Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (6 hours)4

3 hours Mathematics (MATH 1325)

3 hours Quantitative Reasoning (MATH 1326)3

Science (9 hours including at least one course with a substantial laboratory component)

II. Major Requirements: 66 hours

Major Preparatory Courses (18 hours)

ACCT 23015 Introductory Financial Accounting

ACCT 23025 Introductory Management Accounting

BLAW 23015 Business and Public Law

ECON 23015 Principles of Macroeconomics3

ECON 23025 Principles of Microeconomics

MATH 13255 Applied Calculus I3, 4

MATH 13265 Applied Calculus II3, 4

MATH 23335 Matrices, Vectors and Their Application6

Major Core Courses (48 hours)

FIN 3100 Professional Development

BCOM 33115 Business Communications3

BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communications

FIN 3320 Business Finance

MIS 3300 Introduction to Management Information Systems

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

FIN 3390 Introduction to Financial Modeling

BPS 4305 Strategic Management

FIN 4300 Investment Management

IMS 3310 International Business

ECON 33105 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

ECON 33115 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

ECON 4351 Mathematical Economics

ECON 4355 Econometrics

OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

or STAT 33605 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

ACCT 3320 Financial Information Management

III. Elective Requirements: 24 hours

Guided Electives

Select 12 hours from: FIN 3340, FIN 3350, FIN 3380, FIN 4310, FIN 4320, FIN 4340, FIN 4380, FIN 4V90, FIN 4V91, or ACCT 4336.

Select 12 hours from: ECON 3312, ECON 3335, ECON 4301, ECON 4310, ECON 4320, ECON 4345, ECON 4360, ECON 4382, ECON 4385, ECON 4396, or ECON 4V99.

1. Degree is 133 hours if student is required to take BA 1100.

2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed in parentheses are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.

3. A Major requirement that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

4. These hours are counted under Mathematics Core; students may substitute MATH 2313 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.

5. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes in Economics and Finance.

6. Students may substitute MATH 2418, OPRE 3333 or CS 2305.

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