Oct 16, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Finance - BA, BS


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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Department of Economics and Finance

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  • For more information about Finance, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and log on to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is

 

Admission Requirements for this Program

Direct Admit: 2016 New Freshmen

Admitted to USU in Good Standing

  • Top 10% of high school class
  • 3.7+ High School GPA
  • 28+ ACT/1250+ SAT score
  • 3.5+ High School GPA AND 24+ ACT/1090+ SAT score
    • Accounting majors: 3.6+ High School GPA and 26+ ACT/1170+ SAT

 

Freshmen prior to Fall 2016: Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU

Option 1:

24+ post-high school credits

3.5+ overall GPA

Complete the Change of Matriculation Form

Option 2:

Complete the Huntsman School Admissions Application.

Freshmen Fall 2016

24+ post-high school credits

The following courses with a C or higher. 

  • MGT 1050
  • ACCT 2010
  • ECON 1500
  • MIS 2100
  • STAT 2300 or STAT 2000
  • ENGL 2010



    2.75 overall GPA (3.0 GPA and B or better in ACCT 2010 for Accounting majors)

Complete the Huntsman School Admissions Application.

First Year (31 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)   3 minimum C grade required ECN 2010: Introduction to Microeconomics (BSS)   3 minimum C grade required
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3   ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3   minimum C grade required
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)    4   STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)  or STAT 2300: Business Statistics (QL)   4  or4 minimum C grade required
MGT 1050 - Foundations of Business and Leadership   3 minimum C grade required Breadth Humanities (BHU)    3  
USU 1010: University Connections   3 Course starts the week prior to fall semester and is completed after the first 3 weeks of fall semester. Breadth Physical Science (BPS)   3  
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Second Year (29 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ACCT 2010: Financial Accounting Principles   3   minimum C grade required FIN 3200 - Financial Management   3   minimum B- grade required

Communications Intensive (CI)

3    ACCT 2020: Managerial Accounting Principles   3   minimum C grade required
MIS 2100 - Principles of Management Information Systems   3   minimum C grade required Depth Physical Science    3  
MGT 2050: Business Law   2   minimum C grade required Breadth Life Sciences (BLS)   3  
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)    3     Integrated Studies Requirement 2-3  
Comments

Undeclared students should apply to the Jon M Huntsman School during this semester at http://huntsman.usu.edu/apply/

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Third Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

Depth Humanities and Creative Arts   2-3   FIN 4410: Financial Institutions   3    
Finance Elective 3    FIN 4460: Investments   3    
FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance (QI)   3   minimum B- grade required MGT 3700: Operations Management   2   minimum C grade required
MSLE 3500 - Fundamentals of Marketing   3   minimum C grade required MSLE 3800: Leadership   2   minimum C grade required
 MIS 3200: Business Communication (CI)   3   Finance Elective 3    
      Electives 2  
Comments

 

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Fourth Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

MIS 3300: Big Data Analytics (QI)   3 minimum C grade required MSLE 3890: Systems Strategy and Problem Solving   2   minimum C grade required
Finance Elective   3   Finance Elective   3  
Finance Elective   3   Finance Elective   3  
 Electives   6   Electives 7  
Comments

Students should apply for graduation at http://www.usu.edu/registrar/htm/graduation/apply-online

Comments

 

Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements :

  • Elective credits needed will be determined on an individual basis (a student with continuing education, AP credits, and Language credits may not require additional elective credits)
  • Completing a minor is recommended to fulfill elective credits
  • Students are encouraged to enhance their education experience through use of the Roadmap to Graduation and Student Success found at http://huntsman.usu.edu/advising/htm/road-map-to-graduation/
  • FIN 4250  - Advanced Internship is recommended during Senior year
  • The Huntsman School of Business adheres to the USU repeat policy in the following manner: a student is limited to 10 repeats total to earn a degree from Utah State University.

  • The Huntsman School of Business restricts the number a specific course can be taken as follows: students may take a business course twice (once, plus one repeat). Beyond two attempts, the student's dean must approve additional registration for the class.

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