Curriculum for Finance Major

Finance focuses on all aspects of money management, such as investment, collection, disbursement, borrowing, and fund-raising. These individuals prepare financial reports needed to conduct operations and to satisfy tax and regulatory requirements. Finance graduates also oversee the flow of cash and investments and develop information to assess the present and future financial status of an organization.



School Core Courses

All current RBS core courses (view curriculum)


Required Courses
(9 credits)

Course # Title Credits
33:390:400 Corporate Finance 3
33:390:420 Futures and Options 3
33:390:380 Investment Analysis 3


(12 credits)

Course # Title Credits
33:390:440 Advanced Corporate Finance 3
33:010:472 Analysis of Financial Statements** 3
33:390:410 Asset Pricing and Portfolio Analysis 3
33:390:460 Corporate Risk Management 3
33:390:450 Financial Analysis, Planning & Forecasting 3
33:390:490 Fixed Income 3
33:390:320 Global Capital Markets 3
33:390:375 Global Money Markets & Institutions 3
33:010:325 Intermediate Accounting I* 3
33:390:385 Investment Banking Analysis 3
33:390:465 Pension Fund Investment & Management 3
33:390:435 Real Estate Finance & Mortgage Backed Securities 3
33:390:480 Research In Finance 3
33:390:481 Research In Finance 3
33:390:430 Working Capital Management 3

*Note: Although Intermediate Accounting I (33:010:325) is included as an elective for the finance major, priority for this class is given at registration to accounting majors.

**Note: In accordance with the RBS New Brunswick policy for double/triple majors, at most one (i.e., NOT BOTH) of the Accounting courses (Intermediate Accounting I or Analysis of Financial Statements) may be counted as a Finance elective.


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