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Raymond A. Mason School of Business
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William and Mary School of Business

Finance

Finance is offered both as a major and concentration. 

Major

In addition to the core curriculum, students majoring in finance complete 12 credits in the discipline.  These credits focus understanding of finance beyond basic formulae to a more critical look at financial statements, portfolio risk and return, and corporate financial strategy. 

Required Courses (3 credits each)
BUAD 324  Money & Debt Markets
BUAD 325  Equity Markets & Portfolio Management
BUAD 423  Corporate Financial Strategy

Electives (3 credits each, choose one)
BUAD 417  International Finance
BUAD 419  Valuation
BUAD 421  Student Managed Investment Fund
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Financial History
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Applied Financial Concepts

Concentration

Students majoring in another business discipline may add a concentration in finance by completing six credits in advanced financial study beyond Financial Management (BUAD 323).  Students are required to take either BUAD 324 or BUAD 325, but may take both to fulfill the concentration requirements. 

Required Courses (3 credits each, choose one or both)
BUAD 324  Money & Debt Markets
BUAD 325  Equity Markets & Portfolio Management

Electives (3 credits each)
BUAD 417  International Finance
BUAD 419  Valuation
BUAD 421  Student Managed Investment Fund
BUAD 423  Corporate Financial Strategy
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Financial History
BUAD 492 Special Topics: Applied Financial Concepts