College of Business & Economics

Department of Finance

Suggested Course Sequence

Students majoring in business administration with a concentration in finance may follow this suggested course sequence. 

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Term 1
Freshman Year - Pre-Business (PBUA)
Course
Title
Total (15 units)
Towson Core 2 English Composition—ENGL 102/190
3
Towson Core 3 College Mathematics
3
Towson Core 5 * Arts and Humanities
3
Towson Core 10 Metropolitan Studies
3
Towson Core 6** Social & Behavioral Sciences
ECON 201 or 203 Microeconomic Principles
3
Term 2
Freshman Year - Pre-Business (PBUA)
Course Title
Total (16 units)
Towson Core 1 Towson Seminar
3
MATH 211 Calculus for Applications
3
Towson Core 4* Creativity and Creative Development
3
ECON 202/204 Macroeconomic Principles
3
Towson Core 7 Biological and Physical Science (with Lab)
4
Term 3
Sophomore Year - Pre-Business (PBUA)
Register for Computer Proficiency Exam.
Course Title Total (15/16 units)
ACCT 201/211 Principles of Financial Accounting
3
ECON 205 or
MATH 231
Statistics for Business & Economics I or
Basic Statistics
3
Towson Core 8 Biological and Physical Science (with or without lab)
3-4
Towson Core 11** The United States as a Nation
3
Towson Core 13** Diversity and Difference
3
Term 4
Sophomore Year - Pre-Business (PBUA)
Course
Title
Total (15 units)
ACCT 202/212 Principles of Managerial Accounting
3
Towson Core 9 Advanced Writing Seminar— ENGL 317 Writing for Business & Industry (Recommended)
3
LEGL 225 Legal Environment for Business
3
Towson Core 12** Global Perspectives
3
Towson Core 14** Ethical Issues and Perspectives
3
Term 5
Junior Year - Business Administration (BUAD)
Open to eligible students in Pending or Accepted admission BUAD major status
Course
Title
Total (15 units)
BUSX 301 Business Cornerstone
3
EBTM 306 Fundamentals of Project Management and Business Decisions
3
MKTG 341 Principles of Marketing
3
FIN 331 Principles of Financial Management
3
MNGT 361 Principles of Management
3
Term 6
Junior Year - Business Administration (BUAD)
(Must be admitted BUAD major)
Course
Title
Total (15 units)
EBTM 311 Principles of e-Business
3
EBTM 337 Information Technology
3
EBTM 365 Principles of Operations Management
3
FIN 350 Financial Modeling in Corporate Finance
3
FIN 333 Investments & Equity Security Analysis
3
Term 7
Senior Year - Business Administration (BUAD)
Course
Title
Total (15 units)
FIN 351 Advanced Corporate Finance
3
FIN 423 Investments and Fixed Income Security Analysis
3
FIN 436 Global Financial Management
3
MNGT 482 Business Ethics and Sustainability
3
  Free elective
3
Term 8
Senior Year - Business Administration (BUAD)
Course
Title
Total (15 units)
FIN 439 Financial Valuation & Strategy
3
FIN 430 Financial Institutions and Management of Risk
3
BUSX 460 Professional Experience
Note: Requires approved internship
3
MNGT 481 Business Strategy & Policy
3
FIN 433 Portfolio Management
3

Note: For the University Core Curriculum, the following must be met:
* One course must be in a different discipline than requirement 4
**One course must be taken in a discipline in arts and humanities, different from the discipline in requirement 5.  One course must be taken in a discipline in Social and Behavioral Science, different from the discipline in requirement 6.

College of Business & Economics

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Office Location

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Mailing Address

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Towson University
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Towson, MD 21252-0001
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