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The minor in finance is intended to provide supplemental coursework in finance to complement a student's major area of study in a different discipline at SUNY Brockport. The minor in finance provides fine preparation for students majoring in mathematics, for example, who are planning to take the actuary exam but are not majoring in a business discipline.

Admission to the Program

The minor in finance is open to undergraduate students who are not pursuing a major administered by the School of Business and Management.

Undergraduate students are required to have successfully completed CIS 217 with a "C-" or higher, or to have equivalent word processing and spreadsheet skills, in order to declare the minor.

Program Requirements

All students pursuing the minor in finance are bound by the policies, terms, and conditions proscribed for study in the School of Business and Management.

A minor in finance consists of 21 credits of selected business and economics course work as described below, with a minimum of 12 credits of course work completed at Brockport.

A student's cumulative GPA in Brockport courses used to satisfy requirements of the minor must be at least 2.0.

Required Coursework (21 credits)

  • ECN 201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN 204 Introduction to Business Statistics
  • BUS 325 Principles of Finance
  • BUS 421 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • BUS 422 Corporate Financial Policy

Note: Minors should carefully check the catalog to see if they have completed the prerequisites for the electives that they choose. Whenever the terms "MTH 111 or higher" or "MTH 201 or higher" are used, the following math courses are excluded: MTH 243, 313 and 441.