Not majoring in Finance? Try the Personal Finance minor.
The Personal Finance Minor is designed to make the study of finance more accessible to students across the campus. The primary goal is to spread financial literacy and disseminate best practices in personal financial decision-making. This 18-hour program has a mix of economics, accounting, personal finance, insurance and real estate coursework that broadly expose students to real life circumstances that require financial acumen.
- Who can minor in Personal Finance?
All students at UTC who are not Finance majors.
- What is the benefit?
Add it to your resume Promote financial literacy
- Learn the language of economics and finance
- Be comfortable following the financial news
- Help others
Promote best practices in personal finance
- Make sound decisions about retirement and saving for the future
- Make sound investment choices
- Make sound business decisions
Develop critical thinking and analytical skills in financial decision-making Curriculum inspired by the Certified Financial Planner coursework
- Which classes will this include?
The Personal Finance Minor is an 18-hour course credit program including:
ACC 2000 - Accounting and Financial Reporting: A User's Perspective AND FIN 3000 - Small Business Finance OR FIN 3020 - Essentials of Managerial Finance FIN 3010 - Personal Finance FIN 3370 - Principles of Insurance FIN 3710 - Real Estate Fundamentals
Minimum of 8 hours at the 3000-4000 level. Minimum of 2.0 GPA average in minor.
3-6 elective hours chosen from:
- FIN 3180 - Financial Institutions
- FIN 3210 - Investments I
- FIN 3900r - Experiential Learning: Academic Internship Program
- FIN 4030 - Financial Statement Analysis BUS 4120 - Taxation of Estates, Gifts and Trusts
- ECON 3240 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
- ECON 3250 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
- ECON 4370 - Health Care Economics
- ETR 3400 - Innovation and Creativity in Business