Graduate Minors

Finance Graduate Minor

A minor in finance develops students’ ability to allocate funds to their highest valued use. This minor provides a base understanding of how businesses raise and invest capital, how individuals allocate their savings and invest and how markets function to support the business of any industry and any field of study.

This minor would pair well with practically any graduate degree program across all disciplines, specifically:

  • Arts administration
  • Communication
  • Culinary arts
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion design
  • Health administration
  • Hospitality management
  • Law
  • Library science
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Museum leadership
  • Project management
  • Public health
  • Public policy
  • Publishing
  • Retail and merchandising
  • Sport management
  • Television management

This minor can be pursued by students studying both in both full and part-time programs and can be completed online as well as in person.


Program Learning Priorities and Outcomes

This program focuses on the following Drexel Learning Priorities:

  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Problem Solving


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 12

Course Title Credits
FIN 601 Corporate Financial Management 3
Elective 1 3
Elective 2 3
Elective 3 3

Select three of the following electives:

Course Title Credits
FIN 602 Advanced Financial Management 3
FIN 605 Business Valuation 3
FIN 610 Corporate Governance 3
FIN 622 Financial Institutions and Markets 3
FIN 624 Risk Management 3
FIN 626 Investment Management 3
FIN 635 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
FIN 640 Mergers and Acquisitions 3
FIN 642 Business Conditions and Forecasting 3
FIN 648 International Financial Management 3
FIN 649 Comparative Financial Analysis 3
FIN 650 Derivative Securities 3
FIN 660 Advanced Portfolio Management 3
FIN 670 Applied Portfolio Management 3
FIN 790 Seminar in Finance 3
FIN 794 Seminar in Investments 3
FIN T680 Special Topics in FIN 3


Plan of Study

Term Course
Term 1 FIN 601
Term 2 Elective 1
Term 3 Elective 2
Term 4 Elective 3

> Learn more about the graduate finance minor in the course catalog