University Core Curriculum Requirements

General Education Distribution Area Cr. Hrs.
Fine Arts (FA)*
2 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: Art, CMT (Mass Media or Theatre), Music (includes Dance).
6
Humanities (HU)*
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: CMT (Communication), English, Linguistics. Philosophy, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages and Cultures, (Note: No more than two foreign language courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.)
9

Behavioral/Social Sciences (SB)*

3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: African & African American Studies, Anthropology, Computer Science, Economics, Geography & Environmental Studies, History, Justice Studies, Latino & Latin American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work

9

Natural Sciences (NS and NSL)**

3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study; one course must have a laboratory component (NSL): Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics (Note: If an FYE ANTH that counts as Natural Science is taken, only one Biology course may be used for Natural Science).

9

   
Engaged Learning Experiences  

Students must complete, at Northeastern, three courses designated as Engaged Learning Experiences courses. One of the Engaged Learning Experiences courses must be at the 300-level, and one Engaged Learning Experiences course must be designated as "Boundary Crossing".

 

Discipline Specific (ELE-DS)

These courses have pre-requisites that are specific courses within a program of study. Discipline Specific courses give students a deeper understanding of how knowledge is created and applied in their field.

 

Boundary Crossing (ELE-X)

These are courses that cross disciplinary boundaries and/or cross boundaries through engagements outside the classroom or University allowing students to see how knowledge gained in one field might inform other fields or other aspects of society.

 
   

Math/Quantitative Reasoning (MA)

1 Math course, that has intermediate Algebra as prerequisite OR is a course listed on the General Education Distributive Learning List of Approved Courses. Any 3 hour college level math course, beyond Intermediate Algebra, meets this requirement.

 
*

Majors in Fine Arts, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences, may waive up to 6 credit hours of General Education requirements in the corresponding distribution area.

**

 Majors in Natural Sciences may waive up to 9 credit hours of General Education requirements in the Natural Sciences distribution area.

Students should also be aware of all other university requirements to obtain a degree - NEIU requirements

Major in Finance for the Bachelor of Science Degree

Business and Management Core Courses36
Required Courses
FINA-362Investment3
FINA-366Financial Institutions And Markets3
FINA-371International Financial Management3
FINA-373Intermediate Financial Management3
MNGT-393Strategic Management3
Select three of the following:9
Security Analysis
Personal Financial Planning
Problems In Business Finance
Short-Term Financial Management
Speculative Markets
Option Pricing:Theory And Strategic Applications
Futures Trading Strategies
Real Estate Finance
Introduction To Risk Management And Insurance
Federal Income Tax (Individual)
Federal Income Tax (Corporate)
Total Hours60

This sample curricular map is provided to guide you in the planning of your progression for this major.  This guide should not replace regular consultations with your program advisor. For specific recommendations of courses not identified, please consult your program advisor.

First Year
Term 1Hours
ENGL-101Writing I3
MATH-165Finite Mathematics For Business And The Social Sciences3
BLAW-109First Year Experience: Professionalism, Ethics, Law Chicago Scandals3
Fine Arts Course3
Natural Science Course3
 Term Hours15
Term 2
ENGL-102Writing II3
ECON-217Principles Of Microeconomics3
PHIL-213Ethics3
Fine Arts Course3
 Term Hours12
Second Year
Term 1
ACTG-201Introduction To Financial Accounting3
BLAW-285Legal Environment Of Business3
ECON-215Principles Of Macroeconomics3
Humanities Course3
Natural Science Course3
 Term Hours15
Term 2
ACTG-202Introduction To Managerial Accounting3
Humanities Course3
Natural Science Course3
Social/Behavioral Course3
General Elective3
 Term Hours15
Third Year
Term 1
FINA-360Principles Of Financial Management3
MKTG-350Principles Of Marketing3
MNGT-368Business Statistics3
MNGT-370Writing Intensive Program: Managing Global Business Organization3
General Elective3
 Term Hours15
Term 2
ABF-350Management Information Systems3
FINA-362Investment3
MNGT-377Production/Operations Management3
General Elective3
General Elective3
 Term Hours15
Fourth Year
Term 1
FINA-366Financial Institutions And Markets3
FINA-373Intermediate Financial Management3
MNGT-379Business Analytics3
Finance Elective3
General Elective3
 Term Hours15
Term 2
FINA-371International Financial Management3
MNGT-393Strategic Management3
Finance Elective3
Finance Elective3
General Elective3
 Term Hours15
 Total Hours: 117