Finance - Undergraduate Minor

The minor in Finance, available to students in most majors (business and non-business), affords students the opportunity to select their minor courses to provide a focus on any one of several sub-specialties within the field of Finance. Faculty advisors in the department can assist students in selecting their Finance electives to provide a focus in financial management, financial planning, or investments. (This minor is not open to majors in the Bachelor of Individualized Studies and the Bachelor of Applied Studies.)


Completion of the courses listed below (including any prerequisites) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in these courses and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in the FIN courses. At least twelve credits for the minor must be completed at NMSU.

Required Courses
ACCT 221Principles of Accounting I (Financial)3
FIN 341Financial Analysis and Markets3
Select any three additional, upper division, finance courses 19
Select any additional upper division business course3
Select one from the following:3
ECON 201GIntroduction to Economics3
ECON 251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
ECON 252GPrinciples of Microeconomics3
Total Credit Hours21

 Upper division Finance courses must have a number greater than 310.