Bachelor of Science in Financial Management

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The Major in Financial Management is designed to prepare students for positions in the field of corporate financial management and related areas. The program provides both practical and theoretical training in financial decision-making and the creation of wealth through the art and science of managing financial resources. Students also develop a broad perspective of the global economic and financial environment.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the financial objectives of an organization and apply quantitative, qualitative and problem-solving skills in order to achieve those objectives.
  • Describe ethical, legal, and global issues that impact an organization’s financial position.
  • Discuss the theoretical and practical aspects of corporate finance.
  • Explain the structure and operation of financial markets domestically and internationally.
  • Demonstrate oral and written communication skills needed by financial managers.
  • Examine the financial position of an organization and make financial decisions which includes collaboration with team members.


To receive a Bachelor of Science with a major in Financial Management, students must complete at least 180 quarter units as articulated below, 45 of which must be completed in residence at National University, 76.5 of which must be completed at the upper-division level, and a minimum 70.5 units of the University General Education requirements. In the absence of transfer credit, additional general electives may be necessary to satisfy total units for the degree. The following courses are specific degree requirements. Refer to the section of undergraduate admission procedures for specific information regarding admission and evaluation.
Preparation for the Major (6 courses; 27 quarter units)
MNS 205 must be taken if student does not have transfer credits for MNS 205 or MTH 210 or MTH 215 or MTH 220.
Requirements for the Major (16 courses; 72 quarter units)
Core Business Requirements (5 courses; 22.5 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):
Core Finance Courses (11 courses; 49.5 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):