Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

Finance and Banking

Whether you intend to be a finance specialist or part of management, financial markets and corporate finance are integral parts of understanding the world of business. Our curriculum provides an understanding of the decision-making process in organizations and an understanding of how financial markets work.

An emphasis in finance prepares you for careers in commercial banking, corporate finance, financial planning, real estate, insurance, investment banking, or money management. Learn how to analyze financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions for use in making investment decisions.  

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Typical Finance Careers

Appraiser, budget analyst, commodity trader, controller, financial planner, investment banker, portfolio analyst, audit manager, bank manager, chief executive officer, chief financial officer, commodity trader, consumer banker

Sample Course Sequence for BS BA with an Emphasis in Finance (for students starting Fall 2016)

Students can complete coursework in any number of combinations. Consult with your academic advisor to select courses in a sequence that makes sense for you. If you started college prior to Fall 2016 please visit 111 Cornell Hall for a sample course plan.

Freshman Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Math 1100 (College Algebra)

3

Math 1400 (Calculus)

3

State Requirement

3

Economics 1014 (Microeconomics)

3

Humanity

3

English 1000

3

Biological Science

3

Humanity (2000 level)

3

Elective

1

Elective

3

Business Administration 1500

2

 

 

 

15

 

15

 

 

Sophomore Year

3rd Semester

4th Semester

Math 1300 (Finite)

3

Accountancy 2037

3

Economics 1015 (Macroeconomics)

3

Statistics 2500

3

Physical Science

3

Accountancy 2258

3

Accounting 2036 

3

Humanities (2000 level) Writing Intensive

3

Business Administration 2500

2

Biological or Physical Science with Lab

3

Elective

2

   

 

16

 

15

 

 

Junior Year
5th Semester 6th Semester
Management 3000 3 Finance 4010 3
Finance 3000 3 Finance 4020 3
Business Administration 3500 2 Management 3300 3
Economics 3229 3 Emphasis Support (Writing Intensive) 3
Statistics 3500 3 Management 3540 3
  14   15

 


 

Senior Year
7th Semester 8th Semester
Business Administration 4500 (Internship) 3 Additional Finance Course 3
Marketing 3000 3 Emphasis Support 3
Management 4010 3 Management 4970 3
Additional Finance Course 3 Additional Finance Course 3
Accounting 4356 3 Economics 4351/3251 3
  15   15