All Princeton students can apply to the minor program, as long as they have taken the necessary prerequisite courses. While a student’s overall academic record will be considered when a student applies, several foundation courses, or their equivalent, are required for admission into the program.
Interested students must submit a completed application online by June 1 of their sophomore year. A sophomore applying for admission by June 1 should select your courses in April, assuming that you are going to be admitted. You will receive admission decisions by July 31. At that point, you can change your course selection if needed.
As economic theory, mathematics, probability, and statistics are pervasive in modern financial analysis, the Minor in Finance requires mathematical ability and preparation. The following foundation courses are required for admission into the program and (except as noted) must be completed by the end of sophomore year. All courses require a letter grade (P/D/F not allowed) except as noted below for the two-course combinations satisfying the mathematics prerequisite. Students are required to take prerequisite courses in Mathematics, Economics and Probability and Statistics as follows: