Minor in Finance

Minor in Finance Criteria

General rules for students from other major who intend to minor in Finance:

  1. Students should complete a minimum of 60 credit hours before they could declare to do a minor.
  2. Students must have at least a cumulative GPA 2.5 out of 4.00 when applying or declaring to do a minor.
  3. Students are allowed to study only one minor that must be within the other major disciplines in the college and not in the tracks of the actual main specialization (major) of the student.
  4. The student must complete a total of (15 hours) of the certified courses at Prince Sultan university in minor at a minimum.
  5. The following are the required courses to complete the requirements of minor in BS in Finance
    No. Course Code Course Title Prerequisite
    1. FIN 350 Principles of Investment FIN 301
    2. FIN 370 Financial Institutions and Commercial Banks Fin 301 FIN 301
    3. FIN Minor Elective I
    4. FIN Minor Elective II
    5. FIN Minor Elective III
  6. The student must complete all the pre-requisite courses before taking any course of the minor. The student must get a minimum score of “C” in the entry level courses in order to proceed with the subsequent courses (i.e. FIN301 for Finance minor).
  7. The student must get an average of C in all the minor courses. The minimum grade for a minor course is D. If a student fails a particular minor course, he/she needs to repeat that course. However, in the event that the failed course is a minor elective, the student has the option to take another elective course to replace the elective course that he/she failed.
  8. The student must complete the requirements of the minor before, or in conjunction with, the major specialization requirements. It is not allowed to study the minor after completing the major specialization requirements required to obtain a Bachelor's degree.
  9. The student is required to fulfill the requirements of Cooperative Education Program in the major-specialization only and is not required to fulfill another Cooperative Education Program of the minor.
  10. The minor is mentioned in the academic record of the student in addition to the major specialization.