David BatchelderAdjunct Instructor in Accounting and FinanceEmail: David.Batchelder@unh.eduPhone: (603) 862-3380
Scott BerubePRINCIPAL LECTURERAccounting and Finance
Yunshil ChaASSISTANT PROFESSORAccounting
Stephen CicconeASSOCIATE PROFESSORChair, Accounting and Finance
Ahmad EtebariPROFESSORAccounting and Finance
John FransonAdjunct Instructor in Accounting & FinanceEmail: John.Franson@unh.eduPhone: (603) 862-3388
John HasseldineProfessorInternational Fellow
Zhaozhao HeASSOCIATE PROFESSORFinance
Stacy HokinsonAdministrative Assistant III
Md Safayat HossainASSISTANT PROFESSORAccounting
Steve IrlbeckAssistant ProfessorAccounting and Finance
Fred KaenPROFESSOR EMERITUSEmeritus Professor of Accounting and Finance
Richard KilbrideSENIOR LECTURERFinance
Huimin LiASSOCIATE PROFESSORFinance
Bruce MastAdjunct Instructor in Accounting and FinanceEmail: Bruce.Mast@unh.eduPhone: (603) 862-3380
Kevin McLaughlinSENIOR LECTURERAccounting and Finance
Mihail MiletkovASSOCIATE PROFESSORFinance
Jonathan NashASSISTANT PROFESSORAccounting
Svetlana PetrovaAssistant ProfessorAccounting and Finance
Catherine PlanteASSOCIATE PROFESSORAccounting
Linda RaglandASSOCIATE PROFESSORAccounting
Krista SelinkaAdjunct Instructor in Accounting and FinanceEmail: Krista.Selinka@unh.eduPhone: (603) 862-3380
Scarlett SongAssistant ProfessorAccounting and Finance
Viktoriya StanevaASSISTANT PROFESSORFinance
Wenjuan XieASSOCIATE PROFESSORFinance
Le Emily XuPROFESSORAccounting
Business Administration Major: Finance Option (B.S.)
Business Administration Major: Finance Option (B.S.)
Finance is the study of the ways money, markets, and people come together to create value. You’ll learn how banks, securities markets, and other financial institutions operate. You’ll study the influences of the national and international monetary pictures on financial management. You’ll learn how to make financing and organizational restructuring decisions in business firms.
What is finance?
Finance is the study of the ways money, markets and people come together to create value. If you are interested in numbers, quantitative analysis, problem solving, and applying creativity in practical applications then finance may be the right option for you.
Why study finance at UNH?
The business administration finance major at UNH will give you the knowledge and analytical skills necessary to make informed financial decisions for yourself and the organizations you’ll work for. The program exposes you to the two main two core areas of finance —investments and corporate finance —while allowing you to specialize in one of three tracks: real estate, analytics and quantitative finance, or financial analyst create a personalized and integrative course of study. The job outlook for Paul College graduates with a business administration major and finance option finance major is strong, and starting and mid-career salaries are typically among the highest of all majors at the university.
- Corporate financial analyst
- Credit manager
- Financial planner
- Investment banker
- Loan officer
- Money manager
- Portfolio analyst
- Private equity analyst
- Real estate analyst
- Risk manager
Curriculum & Requirements
The Option in Finance provides students with the knowledge and analytical skills necessary to make informed financial decisions for themselves and their organizations. Business students interested in numbers, quantitative analysis, problem solving, utilizing creativity, and practical applications will appreciate this option. Opportunities exist in a variety of fields, including commercial and investment banking, insurance, corporate finance, money management, venture capital, risk management, and real estate.
The job outlook for finance students is strong, and starting and mid-career salaries are typically among the highest of all majors at a university. Many premier jobs in business, such as hedge fund manager, investment banker, and CFO, are in finance.
A typical plan of study follows, showing the major-required courses. Students take 16-18 credits per semester. Discovery Program requirements (including the Inquiry requirement in the first two years) and elective courses are taken as well. Students are expected to follow this course plan. In the first three semesters, students cannot take more than two major courses in a single semester. The options have additional requirements as noted. For a detailed schedule/plan of study for each option, students should check with the Paul College Undergraduate Programs and Advising Office for specific recommendations.
|Business Adminsistration core requirements|
|ADMN 400||Introduction to Business||4|
|ADMN 403||Computing Essentials for Business||1|
|ADMN 410||Management Information Systems||4|
|ADMN 502||Financial Accounting||4|
|ADMN 503||Managerial Accounting||4|
|ADMN 510||Business Statistics||4|
|ADMN 570||Introduction to Financial Management||4|
|ADMN 575||Behavior in Organizations||4|
|ADMN 580||Quantitative Decision Making||4|
|ADMN 775||Strategic Management: Decision Making 1||4|
|Other subject code courses:|
|ECON 401||Principles of Economics (Macro)||4|
|ECON 402||Principles of Economics (Micro)||4|
|MATH 422||Mathematics for Business Applications||4|
|or MATH 424A||Calculus for Social Sciences|
|PHIL 431||Business Ethics||4|
|PAUL 405||Freshman Academic Experience I||1|
|PAUL 406||Freshman Academic Experience II||1|
|PAUL 660||BiP-Social Intelligence Topics 2||2|
|PAUL 670||BiP-Analytical Intelligence Topics 2||2|
|PAUL 680||BiP-Competitive Intelligence Topics 2||2|
|PAUL 690||BiP-Professional Intelligence Topics 2||2|
This is the capstone course in the business administration program, and satisfies the capstone requirement of the Discovery Program. Students may be required to concurrently enroll in ADMN 700 PAUL Assessment of Core Knowledge (zero credits) for AACSB accreditation purposes.
Students may satisfy PAUL 660, PAUL 670, PAUL 680, PAUL 690 requirements through other courses/experiences with approved intelligence attributes assigned.
Depending of the choice of option and the specific requirements thereof, students may be able to take PAUL or non-PAUL electives in their junior or senior year.
Option in Finance
|Option in Finance|
|FIN 701||Financial Policy||4|
|FIN 702||Investments Analysis||4|
|Three additional Electives||12|
|Must select at least one course from the Core and Exploration elective categories below.|
|Must select at least one course from the following:|
|International Financial Management|
|Derivatives Securities and Markets|
|Financial Modeling and Analytics|
|Equity Analysis and Firm Valuation|
|Real Estate Finance|
|Mortgage Banking and Fixed Income Securities|
|Exploration Electives, must select at least one course:|
|Corporate Project Experience 2|
|Big Data in Finance|
|Financial Scandals, Upheavals, and Crises|
|Topics in Finance II|
|Independent Studies in Finance 1|
Additional course by petition approved by Finance Option Coordinator
Independent study must be approved by option coordinator; four credits; paper required.
Requires pre-requisites outside of finance option.
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in the core content areas of business.
- Students will think critically to address business situations.
- Students will demonstrate communication skills to interact effectively in business situations.
- Students will identify and understand the ethical dimensions and implications of business decisions.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze a business situation by applying a multiple stakeholder lens.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of business practices as they relate to local, national and global competitiveness.