Minor in Finance

About the Minor

A minor in finance develops students’ ability to allocate funds to their highest valued use. This minor provides a basic understanding of how businesses raise and invest capital, how individuals allocate their savings and invest and how markets function to support businesses.


  • No more than 2 courses or 8.0 credits required by a student’s major may be counted towards this minor.
  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better must be earned for each course in this minor for it to be counted.
  • No more than two transfer courses may be used to complete this minor. Transfer credits must be taken before matriculated at Drexel.
  • Students should check the pre-requisites of all classes when selecting electives. It is the responsibility of the student to know pre-requisites.
  • Business administration, business & engineering and economic students may complete any of the business minors, including: accounting, economics, international economics, legal studies, management information systems, marketing, business analytics, organizational management, technology innovation management, and operations & supply chain management. 
  • Students cannot do a major and a minor in the same field of study

All core mathematics and statistics courses should be completed before embarking on the upper-level finance minor courses. A second course in business statistics, STAT 202, with a minimum grade of C, must be completed as a prerequisite for the minor's required courses.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
ACCT 115Financial Accounting Foundations4.0
or ACCT 110 Accounting for Professionals
ACCT 116Managerial Accounting Foundations4.0
FIN 301Introduction to Finance4.0
FIN 302Intermediate Corporate Finance4.0
FIN 321Investment Securities & Markets4.0
FIN 325Financial Institutions and Markets4.0
Total Credits24.0

Additional Information

All prospective students should meet with an advisor from the College as soon as possible. Call 215.895.2110 to set up an appointment. Prospective students may also consult with the Finance Department.

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