B.S. in Finance

College of Business and Public Management
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Select one of the following: 1
Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry 1
Algebra and Functions 2
Brief Calculus 1
Precalculus 1
Calculus I 1
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Principles of Economics (Macro) 1
Humanities requirements6
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Introduction to Ethics
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements9
Business Core
ACC 201Financial Accounting 13
ACC 202Managerial Accounting 13
BLA 201Legal Environment of Business 13
ECO 112Principles of Economics (Micro) 13
ECO 251Quantitative Business Analysis I 13
ECO 252Quantitative Business Analysis II 13
FIN 325Corporate Finance 13
MAT 143Brief Calculus3
or MAT 161 Calculus I
MGT 200Principles of Management 13
MGT 313Business and Society 13
MGT 341Production and Operations Management 13
MGT 499Business Policy and Strategy 13
MKT 250Principles of Marketing 13
Related/Cognate Requirements
ENG 368Business and Organizational Writing 13
Major Requirements
FIN 326Intermediate Financial Management 13
FIN 337Financial Markets and Institutions 13
or ECO 335 Money & Banking
FIN 344Investments 13
FIN 372International Finance 13
or ECO 338 International Economics
FIN 375Contemporary Financial Issues 13
Select two electives in Finance, Economics or Accounting 300 level or above 16
Business Electives
Select two 300-level or above courses in ACC, BLA, ECO, INB, MGT, MIS, MKT; GEO 325, GEO 425; or PSC 3186
Student Electives
Select three sememster hours of electives3
Total Minimum Credits Required120

A minimum of 30 credits in business courses must be completed at West Chester University, with a minimum of 15 credits in 300–400 level ACC or FIN courses.


If either of the MAT courses is completed with a grade of C or better to fulfill general education requirements, then a free elective may be substituted.


Course substitutions for MAT 113 are MAT 115 or MAT 131.


Course substitutions for MAT 143 are MAT 161 or MAT 162.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.