Finance (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Finance
Unit: College of Business (BU)
Department: Finance 
Academic Plan Code(s): FIN_MINOR

The College of Business offers a minor in Finance available to all UofL students. Completion of program prerequisites with a 2.8 grade point average and a 2.8 cumulative grade point average is required before enrolling in the Finance minor program core courses.

For graduation (in addition to all other degree requirements) a 2.0 GPA is required in the Finance minor courses.

Program Requirements

Program Prerequisites
Non-Business students must have a 2.8 GPA in Program Prerequisites before applying for the minor.
ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics 3
BSTA 201Business Statistics 13
MATH 180Elements of Calculus 23
Finance Core
CIS 205Information Systems in Organizations3
CIS 305Data Analysis for Decision-Making3
or FIN 310 Financial Modeling
FIN 301Corporate Finance3
FIN 370International Finance3
FIN 401Investments3
FIN 433Financial Markets and Institutions3
Minimum Total Hours36

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville. 

2.0 GPA in Finance minor program core coursework and a 2.0 cumulative UofL GPA are required for graduation. 


The following courses will also meet the statistics requirement:  MATH 109, PSYC 301, SOC 301, CJ 326


Math 205 or equivalent will also meet the Math 180 requirement.