General Remarks
Upon successful completion of the Finance program students will be able to:

  • Prove financial knowledge with broader business fundamentals including understanding of management science, economics, accounting, computing and information systems, organizational behaviour, business law and ethics;
  • have a foundation in science and liberal studies through the General Education Program.
  • be able to apply the subject matter critically and analytically in real situations.
  • comprehend the political, social, legal, regulatory, environmental and technological impacts on organizations.
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of the European environment of business and multi-cultural issues.
  • provide and analyse financial information for a variety of decision-making purposes.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the operation and design of financial systems, risks, and financial instruments.
  • understand the role, functions and environment of financial services in an international context.
  • pursue postgraduate studies or professional qualifications in the field of finance.

List of Courses
General Education – 34 credits
All students must complete the SUNY/ESC general education requirements.

Course

Credits

Prerequisite

1

Composition I

3

TOEFL > 530

2

Composition II

3

Composition I

3

College Algebra 

3

4

Trigonometry

1

5

1 Natural Science course

3

Composition I

6

1 Social Science course

3

Composition I

7

US History II

3

Composition I

8

World History I or II

3

Composition I

9

1other World Civilizations course

3

Composition I

10

1 Humanities course

3

Composition I

11

1 Art course

3

Composition I

12

Computer Applications

3

UNYT Concentration Prerequisites – 56 credits

Course

Credits 

Prerequisite

1

Statistics I

3

College Algebra

2

Statistics II

3

Statistics I

3

Calculus I

4

College Algebra & Trigonometry

4

Albanian Business and Labour Law or  Legal Environment Business

3

5

Introduction to Microeconomics 

3

Comp I, College Algebra

6

Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

Comp I, College Algebra

7

Economics of EU

3

Introduction to Macroeconomics

8

Financial Accounting 

3

Comp I, College Algebra

9

Managerial Accounting

3

Financial Accounting

10

Cost Accounting

3

Managerial Accounting

11

Corporate Finance

4

Composition II, Managerial Accounting

12

Advanced Finance

3

Corporate Finance

13

Principles of Marketing

3

Introduction to Microeconomics

14

Principles of Management

3

Composition I

15

Money & Banking

3

Introduction to Macroeconomics

16

Advanced Business English

3

Composition II

17

Introduction to Speech Communication

3

Composition I

Foreign Language(s) and Electives – 11 credits
Electives may be taken at UNYT and /or ECS. Recommended:

Public Relations
SED
Project Management
Intercultural Management
Econometrics

Empire State College Concentration Courses – 32 credits

Course

Credits

1

Investing (pre: Corporate Finance and Money & Banking)

4

2

Risk Management (pre: Corporate Finance and senior status)

4

3

Financial Statement Analysis, Reporting and Transparency ( pre: Managerial Accounting )

4

4

Business Ethics (pre-requisite: senior status)

4

5

International Finance (pre-requisite: Corporate Finance, senior status)

4

6

Auditing (pre-requisite: Financial Statement Analysis, Reporting and Transparency)

4

2 ESC electives OR Internship OR Senior Project (pre: upper senior status) based on availability:

Econometrics (pre-requisite: Intro to Macroeconomics, Statistics II)

 4

Public Finance (pre-requisite: Intro to Macroeconomics, Money & Banking, senior status)

 4

Investment Banking (pre-requisite: Corporate Finance, Money & Banking, senior status)

 4

Internship OR Senior Project (pre: upper senior status)

4

TOTAL 128 CREDITS