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Finance is a discipline focused on the creation and management of money. To be exact, it studies how an individual, firm or government acquires money and spends money. Finance works in many areas, including asset pricing, financial markets, financial institutions, risk management, and corporate finance. The finance major will develop students’ skills in determining asset values, preparing corporate budgets, choosing optimal financial structures, managing risk, and making financial decisions such as dividend policies, mergers and acquisitions, and working capital management.


For students who entered Moravian University before fall 2022, please see your advisor for major curriculum requirements.

Finance Major

  • ACCT 157: Financial Accounting
  • ECON 152: Principles of Economics
    • Prerequisites: second semester freshman standing; ALEKS score of 40 -OR- MATH 108/191 with a C- or better
    • Minimum grade:  C- or better 
  • ECON 156: Economic and Business Statistics  -OR-  MATH 107: Elementary Statistics
    • Minimum grade:  C- or better 
  • FIN 231: Managerial Finance
    • Prerequisites: ACCT 157, ECON 152, ECON 156 -OR-  MATH 107
  • ECON 225: Intermediate Microeconomics
    • Prerequisites: ECON 152, ECON 156, -OR-  MATH 107 and MATH 108/191
  • BUS 155: Business and Society
    • Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore standing
  • MATH 108: Functions and Derivatives
    • Prerequisites: ALEKS score of 40
    • Minimum grade:  C- or better 
  • BUS 252: Using Data in Business Decision Making
    • Prerequisites: MATH 108/191, BUS 155, ECON 156 -OR-  MATH 107

  • ECON 220: Money, Banking and Financial Markets
    • Prerequisites: ECON 152
  • ECON 226: Intermediate Macroeconomics
    • Prerequisites: ECON 156 -OR-  MATH 107, ECON 220
  • ECON 256: Applied Econometrics OR MATH 170: Analytical Geometry and Calculus I
    • Prerequisites: ECON 156 -OR-  MATH 107
    • Placed by Department 
  • ECON 335: Current Topics in Finance
    • Prerequisites:  ECON 220 recommended, ECON 225
  • FIN 331: Advanced Managerial Finance
    • Prerequisites: FIN 231
  • FIN 332: Behavioral Finance
    • Prerequisites: FIN 231, FIN 341
  • MGMT 326: Law of Finance OR FIN 342: Risk Management and Insurance
    • Prerequisites:  ACCT 157, BUS 226, FIN 231
  • FIN 341: Investment and Portfolio Theory
    • Prerequisites: FIN 231 with grade of “C” or better

Fall Year 1

  • BUS 155
  • MATH 108/MATH 191

Spring Year 1

  • ECON 152
  • ACCT 157

Fall Year 2

  • ECON 156/MATH 107
  • ECON 220

Spring Year 2

  • FIN 231
  • BUS 252

Fall Year 3

  • ECON 225
  • ECON 256 or MATH 170

Spring Year 3

  • ECON 226
  • FIN 235

Fall Year 4

  • FIN 331
  • FIN 341

Spring Year 4

  • FIN 332
  • FIN 342 or MGMT 326

Program Highlights


4+1 Program

The 4+1 program provides our undergraduate students the opportunity to earn two degrees in one stop. Couple your undergraduate degree with any one of our four business master’s degrees. How? You’ll begin taking graduate-level courses in your senior year to help you transition into a full, final year of graduate studies.



An internship is an opportunity to apply theory to practice. It’s a chance to gain perspective on what you learned in the classroom, self reflect, and 'try it out' before graduation. Moravian students have interned at all of the Big 4 accounting firms as well as other national and regional organizations including Independence Blue Cross and Disney World. Moravian students have also interned at amazing Lehigh Valley-based companies including Air Products, B Braun Medical, Boys and Girls Club of Bethlehem, Crayola, and many more. Moravian University is well connected in the community and ongoing business partnerships continue to expand internship opportunities.

SOAR student


Students in all areas of study are encouraged to participate in research and explore their passions at Moravian. Opportunities consist of the Honors Program, InFocus, and Student Opportunities for Academic Research (SOAR).

Student travel

Study Abroad

Sophomore year is the perfect time for a study abroad opportunity, or, as we like to call it, a “Global Greyhound Trip.” The Elevate experience includes a faculty-led trip to one of our featured destinations—the Czech Republic or Costa Rica—at no extra cost to students!

Internship & Employer Highlights

  • Air Products
  • Amazon
  • Baker Tilly
  • B Braun Medical
  • Concannon Miller
  • Deloitte
  • Disney World
  • EY
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • KPMG
  • Moravian University
  • PPL
  • St. Luke’s University Health Network
  • Olympus

Learn more about Internship Opportunities:

Clubs and Organizations

Amrhein Investment Club

The Amrhein Investment Club provides students with a hands-on learning experience in the field of investments by actively managing a part of the University endowment. Members of the club manage four portfolios with an aggregate value of over $4.0 million. They meet weekly to discuss current holdings and to present ideas for future purchases or sales of stocks and bonds. The club competes in national competitions and also sponsors trips to the New York Stock Exchange and other financial venues.

The School of Business and Economics is a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).