Finance Minor


Non-Lindner student interested in the Finance minor must meet the following requirements to apply:

  • Have 30 earned semester credit hours.
  • Have at least a 3.0 University GPA and be enrolled in a four-year degree granting program.
  • Complete at least 50 percent of all minor coursework in the Lindner College of Business.
  • Earn a 2.0 in minor courses to be certified with the minor.

See the full curriculum in the program outline or contact the Lindner College of Business Undergraduate Office at 513-556-7030


How to Apply

File an online Business Minor Application Form. Non- Lindner students will be notified by email of their acceptance into the program and the process for registration in the required Lindner classes.


Foundational Courses

BBA and BSIM students will fulfill the foundational courses through the completion of their primary degrees.

  • FIN-3080C    Business Finance    3 semester hours


Required Minor Courses

Lindner students may not double count these courses between majors and minors.

Course No. Course Titles Credit Hours
FIN-4001 Corporate Finance 3
Finance Electives (choose 12 credits) Options include:
FIN-4004 Advanced Corporate Finance 3
FIN-4005 Cases in Corporate Finance 3
FIN-4007 International Finance 3
FIN-4011 Investments 3
FIN-4013 Portfolio Management 3
FIN-4021 Derivatives 3
FIN-4041 Financial Modeling 3
FIN-4052 Markets and Trading 3
FIN-4053 Financial Markets and Institutions 3
INTB-5019 (application reqd)   Study Abroad Europe 3
IRM-3090 Principles of Risk and Insurance  
IRM-4010 Life and Health Insurance 3
IRM-4030 Modeling, Pricing, and Managing Risk 3
Total Credit Hours

To learn more about this area of study, please contact the program director:



Associate Professor- Educator and Director of Undergraduate Programs in Finance: Charles Appeadu, PhD, CFA
Phone: 513-556-4524