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    Dr. George Li
    Email: gli1@njcu.edu
    Phone: (201) 200-3353
    Fax: (201) 200-3242

    Located in the Professional Studies Building, Room 414

    Bachelor of Science in Finance

    The finance program emphasizes the role of financial institutions and develops knowledge of how assets and liabilities are managed. Students learn the strategies for financial planning in domestic and international markets. A degree in finance prepares students for careers as a credit manager, bank manager, portfolio manager, foreign currency specialist, commodity analyst, trust manager and investment advisor.

    The requirements for admission to this degree track are:

    • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5
    • A minimum CGPA of 2.5 in all Business courses
    • Completion of at least 42 credits, including the All University Requirements and the following specific pre-major courses:
      BUSI 201  Introduction to Business 
      ACCT 251  Principles of Accounting I 
      ACCT 252*  Principles of Accounting II
      ECON 207  Principles of Economics: Macro
      ECON 208  Principles of Economics: Micro
      MATH 1165*  Precalculus for Business
      * requires a prerequisite course, see course description for more information
    • Declaration of major upon completion of the above requirements

    Transfer Students:

    Transfer students must complete at least 12 credits at NJCU, in addition to above requirements prior to declaring a major.

    Courses taken at NJCU to satisfy Finance major requirements require a minimum grade C (2.0). Major classes in which a grade below a C is earned do not meet degree requirements. Students who are unable to meet these standards are advised to withdraw from the major.


    The Business Administration Department is accredited by


    Corse Requirements:

    Course  Course Title  Credits 
    BUSI 201¹ Introduction to Business 3
    BUSI 203* Business Statistics 3
    MGMT 211* Principles of Management 3
    MKTG 231* Principles of Marketing 3
    BUSI 241  International Business 3
    ACCT 251¹ Principles of Accounting I 3
    ACCT 252 Principles of Accounting II 3
    Investment Principles and Analysis
    Investment Principles



    ACCT 281  Business Law I 3
    FINC 364* International Finance 3
    FINC 371  Managerial Finance 3
    BUSI 411* Business Policy 3
    FINC 473* Portfolio Analysis 3
    FINC474* Capital Markets and Financial Institutions 3
    FINC 571* Issues in Corporate Finance 3
    CS 214² Business Applications on the Microcomputer I 3
    ECON 207¹ ² Principles of Economics: Macro 3
    ECON 208¹ ² Principles of Economics: Micro 3
    ECON 364* Money and Banking 3
    ENGL 200* Writing for Business 3
    MATH 1165 Pre-calculus for Business 3

    Electives: Select a minimum of eight credits from business courses and/or the Cooperative Education program.

    Notes:  ¹Taken as a pre-major required course. 
                   ² May be used to simultaneously satisfy a General Studies Program area requirement.
    * Requires a prerequisite course, see course description for more information. 



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