UT Dallas 2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Finance and Economics (Double Major) (BS)

Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics (Double Major)

Degree Requirements (128 semester credit hours)1, 2

EPPS Faculty

Professors: Daniel G. Arce , Kurt J. Beron, Dong Li, Todd Sandler, Donggyu Sul

Associate Professors: Seth Giertz, Asli Leblebicioglu, Susan Williams McElroy, Kevin Siqueira, Victor Valcarcel

Assistant Professor: Rodney Andrews

JSOM Faculty

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours3

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric4

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I4, 5, 6

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences core courses (see advisor and degree requirements)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History core courses (see advisor)

Government / Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours7

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours7

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II4, 5, 6

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

II. Major Requirements: 68 semester credit hours7

Major Preparatory Courses: 15 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting4

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting4

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I4, 5, 6

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II4, 5, 6

MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application4, 8

or OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis4

OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

or STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics4

Major Core Courses: 53 semester credit hours

BA 1100 Business Basics and FIN 3100 Professional Development9

or FIN 3200 Introduction to Business and Professional Development9

BCOM 3310 Business Communication

BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communication

FIN 3320 Business Finance

FIN 3330 Personal Financial Planning

ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

or OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

FIN 3390 Introduction to Financial Modeling

BPS 4305 Strategic Management

FIN 4310 Intermediate Financial Management

IMS 3310 International Business

ECON 3310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory4

ECON 3311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory4

ECON 4351 Mathematical Economics

ECON 4355 Econometrics

FIN 4300 Investment Management

NOTE: Course prerequisites must be met.

III. Elective Requirements: 18 semester credit hours

Guided Electives

A practicum experience is required; the student has the option of zero to 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular internship, and preference for additional electives.

FIN 4V80 Practicum in Finance

FIN 4080 Practicum in Finance

A community engagement experience is required; the student has the option of zero or 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular experience, and preference for additional electives.

IMS 4335 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement

or ENTP 4340 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement

or MKT 4360 Social Marketing

or BA 4095 Social Sector Engagement and Community Outreach Practicum

Choose from the following to fulfill remaining Elective semester credit hours:

Select 3-9 semester credit hours from: FIN 3305, FIN 3340, FIN 3350, FIN 3365, FIN 3380, FIN 4313, FIN 4315, FIN 4320, FIN 4321, FIN 4340, FIN 4345, FIN 4380, or FIN 4390.

Select 9 semester credit hours from: ECON 3312, ECON 3332, ECON 4301, ECON 4310, ECON 4342, ECON 4345, ECON 4360, ECON 4382, ECON 4385, or ECON 4396.

Other upper-division courses may be used to fulfill Electives with advance written permission from the Finance Program Director.

Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete at least 51 semester credit hours of upper-division courses to qualify for graduation.

1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.

2. Degree is 129 semester credit hours if students are required to take EPPS 1110.

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

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

5. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

6. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.

7. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core (e.g., BA 1320 or ECON 2301 for IMS 3310), major related, or major concentration courses. Choose accordingly.

8. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.

9. JSOM freshmen are required to take BA 1100 and FIN 3100. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take FIN 3200.

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