Finance Minor


Non-Lindner students 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.

Review the program outline, the full curriculum, or contact the Lindner College of Business Undergraduate Office at 513-556-7030 for more information.

How to Apply

File an online form to declare or change a minor. 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, three 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:

Charles Appeadu headshot

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