NSU Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    May 23, 2024  
NSU Catalog 2023-2024

Finance (BS)

Location(s): Northern State University Campus



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Student Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the appropriate fundamental finance skills. (Cross-curricular Skill: Problem Solving)
  • Identify and analyze financial management, investment, and international financial management concepts. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry and Analysis)
  • Apply the appropriate accounting standards to financial information and financial statements. (Cross-curricular Skill: Information Literacy)
  • Understand and perform investing skills. (Cross-curricular Skill: Foundational Lifelong Learning Skills)
  • Apply ethical dimension(s) to business situations. (Cross-curricular Skill: Ethical Reasoning)

Exit Requirements for Business Majors


In addition to Northern State University graduation requirements, baccalaureate business majors must:

  • Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of course work in the School of Business at Northern State University. Acceptance of course work completed at other colleges and universities will be evaluated by the Dean.
  • Take School of Business exit exam

Coursework Required


Students majoring in finance must also complete business core courses and meet School of Business exit requirements.

Total: 27 credits


Recommendation for General Education Goal #5 (MATH 114):


It is recommended that MATH 114  or higher be taken to fulfill GE Goal #5.

General Education Requirements - Baccalaureate (30 credits)


Please see General Education & Degree Requirements  for specific information about each SGR.

SGR #1 - 6 credits


SGR #4 - 6 credits in two disciplines


SGR #6 - 6 credits


Degree Requirements (BS) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Additional Course (3 credits)


  • Course with MATH prefix above the level of College Algebra* OR
  • Third course in Natural Sciences OR
  • 3 credits
  • NOTE: MATH 103 , MATH 104 , and MATH 115  are considered to be at the same level as College Algebra and therefore may not be used to satisfy this requirement.

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120 CREDITS


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