Sep 19, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Finance, B.S.


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University Core Requirements (42 hours)


Develop the skills that prepare you to manage corporate investments and analyze asset allocations when you graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Learn investment skills that prepare you to understand the market’s role in valuing firm assets and the decisions of individual and institutional investors. You will learn from College of Business faculty who consult and serve on boards throughout the community. So, it’s no mystery why finance graduates move onto top organizations with jobs in commercial banking, financial planning, investment banking, money managing, insurance and real estate.

The degree in Finance leads to a Bachelor of Science. A minimum of 57 upper-level (33XX and 43XX) hours and a total of 120 hours are required for the baccalaureate degree.

Communication (6 hours)


Additional Information


Grades must be C- or higher.

Additional Information


Grades must be C- or higher.

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:

Creative Arts (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:

American History (6 hours)


Government/Political Science (6 hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)


Additional Information


Other courses may meet this requirement, however, ECON 2301 will still be required for all Business majors

Component Area Option (6 hours)


Two 1-hour Life and Physical Science Labs

College Core Requirements (48 hours)


The following courses, or their approved equivalents, constitute the Business Core and are required of all business students. No more than six hours of grades in the range of D+, D or D- are permitted in upper-level (33XX and 43XX) Business Core Requirements.

Additional Information


When ECON 2301  is used to satisfy the Social Behavioral Sciences Requirement, an additional elective will be needed.

Major Requirements (24 hours)


Choose one from list (3 hours)


Choose one from list (3 hours)


Finance Electives (6 hours)


Choose two courses from the approved list:

Elective Requirements (6 hours)


General Electives (6 hours)


Choose any two of courses 33XX or 43XX offered by Colleges of Business, Human Sciences & Humanities, Science and Engineering or Education.

Graduation Requirements


  • Students must complete the final 30 semester hours of 3000 and 4000 level course work in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester credit hours of upper-level (3000-4000 level) coursework: (1) in the major and (2) in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.000 on course work completed at UHCL with grades of “C” or better on at least 30 hours of resident upper-level work. Grades of “C-” or below cannot be applied toward the 30 hours of resident upper-level work.

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