The required curriculum for the finance major comprises a 51 semester credit sequence of courses intended to be taken consecutively throughout the calendar year. The Finance major cannot be combined with the Accounting major, the Business Management major, or the M.I.S. major.

ACCT400Financial Accounting for Managers3
ACCT405Intermediate Financial Accounting I3
BUSN301Foundations of Business Management 13
BUSN323Introduction to Marketing Management3
BUSN360Information Technology and Applications 23
BUSN405Survey of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics 13
BUSN415Intermediate Macroeconomics3
BUSN425HApplied Ethical Decisions in Life and Business3
BUSN430Business Law3
BUSN491Business Capstone 13
FINA400Corporate Finance 13
FINA410Investments Theory3
FINA420Portfolio Analysis and Management3
FINA430Capital Markets3
FINA440Advanced Corporate Finance3
FINA450Global Finance3
MATH301MManagerial Mathematics3
Finance Major Total51
General Education, Core Distinctives, and Elective Courses71
Total Credits122

 Course must be taken for credit in residence at Bethel.


Completion of BUSN360 prior to taking other upper-level (300-499) BUSN courses is recommended.

Sample Course Sequence

This example includes major courses and the Core courses for a hypothetical student that starts in the Spring Semester.

First Year
 BUSN360 Information Technology and Applications3CORE300 Community, Self and Formation: Ancient and Contemporary Narratives3
 BUSN301 Foundations of Business Management3BUSN323 Introduction to Marketing Management3
 BUSN405 Survey of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics3 
  9 6
Second Year
CORE310 Scripture and Society3ACCT400 Financial Accounting for Managers3BUSN430 Business Law3
MATH301M Managerial Mathematics3BUSN415 Intermediate Macroeconomics3FINA400 Corporate Finance3
 ACCT405 Intermediate Financial Accounting I3 
 BUSN425H Applied Ethical Decisions in Life and Business3 
 6 12 6
Third Year
FINA410 Investments Theory3BUSN491 Business Capstone3 
FINA420 Portfolio Analysis and Management3FINA440 Advanced Corporate Finance3 
FINA430 Capital Markets3FINA450 Global Finance3 
 9 9 
Total Credits: 57