WESTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY

DIVISION OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

FINANCE FOCUS

 Courses that can be used in a Finance focus

(all courses are 3 credits unless noted)

Business:

BA 305           Business Analysis and Report Writing

BA 316           Advanced Financial Management

BA 340           Business Fluctuations and Forecasting (4 credits)

BA 345           Internet and Electronic Commerce (4 credits)

BA 398           Personal Investment Analysis

BA 399*         Special Studies (1-12 credits)

BA 406*         Special Individual Studies (1-12 credits)

BA 407*         Seminar (1-12 credits)

BA 409*         Internship (1-12 credits)

BA 420           Securities Analysis

BA 424           Capital Budgeting

BA 427           Small Business Finance

BA 430           Business Taxation

BA 438           Real Estate Investment

BA 450           State and Local Government Finance

BA 478           Topics in Finance (topic changes–can retake with new topic)

BA 485           International Finance

 * There is a limit of 12 total credits of any combination of open-ended course credits (399, 406, 407, 409) that can be used in the focus.

 

Economics:

(All Economics courses are 4 credits)

EC 315            Econometric Analysis and Report Writing

EC 319            Public Finance

EC 395            Managerial Economics

EC 440            International Trade

EC 441            International Monetary Economics

EC 450            Comparative Economic Systems

EC 451            Economic Systems in Transition

EC 480            Introduction to Mathematical Economics

 

Entrepreneurship:

ENT 320         Accounting & Finance for Entrepreneurs (1 credit)

ENT 330         Planning & Creating New Ventures

ENT 350         Small Business Management

ENT 460         Entrepreneurship in Action

 

Some courses outside of Business/Economics/Entrepreneurship offerings may be considered for a Finance focus course with the approval of your advisor. A substitution form might be required if you have already turned your degree plan in to the Registrar’s Office.

PLEASE NOTE:  Focus areas will not be shown on your diploma or transcripts.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT US

Division of Business and Economics

(503) 838-8421 | or e-mail: business@wou.edu