Minor in Finance

Requirements

The Finance Department is happy to work with doctoral students from around The University of Arizona who wish to minor in Finance. Depending on the student's prior knowledge of finance and major interest, there are two alternative tracks to complete the requirements for a minor in finance, each requiring four graduate-level finance courses. Two prerequisite SAS camps are required before starting finance PhD coursework.

Prerequisite Requirements

  • Accounting PhD SAS Camp (offered for five weekdays in late July)
  • Finance PhD SAS Camp (offered for two weekdays in late July, immediately following the Accounting PhD SAS camp)

    Email the Finance PhD Director for dates and registration in the SAS camps at financeinfo@email.arizona.edu
Track 1
  • FIN601, Finance Decision Making
  • FIN602, Dynamic Asset Pricing Theory
  • FIN620A, Corporate Finance
  • FIN695A, Investments (Intro Empirics)
Track 2
  • FIN601, Finance Decision Making 
     
  • One of: 
    ACCT/FIN696C, Taxation 
    ACCT/FIN696D, Contracts 
     
  • Two of: 
    FIN602, Dynamic Asset Pricing Theory
    FIN620A, Corporate Finance
    FIN695A, Investments (Intro Empirics)

 

Please note that prerequisite requirements will not be waived.

A minimum grade of B in each course is required to be awarded the minor in finance. Additionally, a Finance Department faculty representative must be a member of the oral comprehensive exam committee and attend the exam in order to complete Graduate College minor requirements.

Contact Kay Ross, Director, Graduate Programs, for questions on specific classes and scheduling requirements.