Minor in Finance

APU’s finance minor equips students with the theoretical understanding and practical skills necessary for evaluating and directing decisions regarding the allocation of financial resources.

24 units


No more than three courses in the student’s major may count toward this minor.

Required Courses
FIN 320Principles of Corporate Finance3
FIN 330Financial Analysis3
FIN 338Applied Portfolio Management3
FIN 352Financial Markets and Institutions3
FIN 372International Trade and Finance3
FIN 432Investment Analysis3
FIN 436Financial Risk Management3
FIN 439Seminar in Finance3
Total Units24

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Demonstrate knowledge in multiple business disciplines, including management, finance, marketing, accounting and economics.
  2. Identify and solve business problems using analytical and critical thinking skills.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to evaluate business decisions based on a Christian perspective.
  4. Convey ideas clearly through professional written communication.
  5. Express ideas effectively through professional oral presentations.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to function as an effective business team member.
  7. Identify cultural, economic and political aspects of business in a global environment.