Finance

Consistently ranked among the top 10 undergraduate finance programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, we prepare students to meet quantitative and analytical challenges in both the business and academic fields through a dynamic curriculum combined with rigorous training, innovative research, and access to preeminent faculty. 

Contact

Fulton Hall 330 | 617-552-3985  Email: findept@bc.edu
Ronnie Sadka, Chairperson
Sandra Howe, Admin. Assistant

At a Glance



Consistently ranked among the top 10 undergraduate finance programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report


Weekly seminars with internationally renowned scholars provide an engaging forum for students, faculty, and practitioners.


Faculty and alumni advise and connect students to professionals in financial institutions, manufacturing firms, nonprofits, and government agencies.

Undergraduate Programs

Finance Concentration

Our dynamic finance curriculum prepares students to meet quantitative and analytical challenges in both the business and academic fields.

Curriculum

6 courses

4

Required Courses

 

Course # Course Name Notes
ACCT1021 Financial Accounting  
MFIN1021 Fundamentals of Finance (formerly Basic Finance) Prereq: ACCT1021
MFIN1127 Corporate Finance Prereq: MFIN1021
MFIN1151 Investments Prereq: MFIN1021

All four of these required core courses must be taken in the Carroll School only.


1

Course from this list

Course # Course Name Notes
MFIN2202 Derivatives & Risk Management Prereqs: MFIN1127 and MFIN1151
MFIN2205 Corporate Financial Strategies Prereq: MFIN1127
MFIN2220 Global Macro and the Financial System  
MFIN2225 Financial Policy Prereq: MFIN1127, Coreq: MFIN1151
MFIN2230 International Finance Prereq: MFIN1151
MFIN2235 Investment Banking Prereq: MFIN1127; Does not include MFIN6616
MFIN2250 Fixed Income Analysis Prereq: MFIN1151
MFIN2265 Behavioral Finance Prereq: MFIN1151
MFIN2270 Data Analytics in Finance Prereq: MFIN1151
MFIN6650 FinTech and Cryptocurrencies Prereq: MFIN1151

One elective course from this list must be taken in the Carroll School only.


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Additional elective

     

Course #
Course Name Notes
MFIN Elective Any Finance Elective At least one elective from any MFIN course offered outside of the required courses or another from the list above.

Finance Minor

This minor is for non-management students who are interested in learning finance to be better prepared for careers in financial institutions, service firms, nonprofits, and government agencies.

Curriculum

6 courses

4

Required Courses

 

Course # Course Name Notes
ACCT1021 Financial Accounting  
MFIN1021 Fundamentals of Finance (formerly Basic Finance) Prereq: ACCT1021
MFIN1127 Corporate Finance Prereq: MFIN1021
MFIN1151 Investments Prereq: MFIN1021

All four of these required core courses must be taken in the Carroll School only.


1

Course from this list

Course # Course Name Notes
MFIN2202 Derivatives & Risk Management Prereqs: MFIN1127 and MFIN1151
MFIN2205 Corporate Financial Strategies Prereq: MFIN1127
MFIN2220 Global Macro and the Financial System
 
MFIN2225 Financial Policy Prereq: MFIN1127, Coreq: MFIN1151
MFIN2230 International Finance Prereq: MFIN1151
MFIN2235 Investment Banking Prereq: MFIN1127; Does not include MFIN6616
MFIN2250 Fixed Income Analysis Prereq: MFIN1151
MFIN2265 Behavioral Finance Prereq: MFIN1151
MFIN2270 Data Analytics in Finance Prereq: MFIN1151
MFIN6650 FinTech and Cryptocurrencies Prereq: MFIN1151

One elective course from this list must be taken in the Carroll School only.


1

Additional course

 

 

At least one elective from any MFIN^ course offered outside of the required courses or another from the set list above. 

Undergraduate Finance Electives

All of these courses are being offered by practicing professionals and renowned academics who bring their “real world” applications, expertise, and highly esteemed research into the classroom. In addition to some very exciting new courses, these courses have met with resounding success in the past and we are happy to offer them again.

If you have any questions in connection with these course offerings and requirements please feel free to contact the finance department.

**Elective course offerings are subject to change.

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Spring 2023 Finance Electives

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Careers

We prepare our graduates for the ever-changing global economic environment, and provide them with the most advanced innovation tools.

Sample List of Employers 

Accenture

Amazon

Bank of America

Barlcays

BlackRock

Bose Corporation

Boston Consulting Group

 

Citi

Dell Technologies

Deloitte

Ernst & Young Parthenon

Goldman Sachs

JPMorgan Chase

KeyBank

Morgan Stanley

Royal Bank of Canada

State Street

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Venture for America

Visa

Walgreens

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