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Quantitative Finance (B.S.)

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Concentrations: Risk Management

Major requirements and their VCCS equivalents (and RBC equivalents if applicable)

JMU CourseVCCS CourseRBC CourseNotes
COB 241ACC 211Business 201
MATH 236 (see advising notes)MTH 174 or MTH 274No equivalent
MATH 237MTH 277No equivalent
ECON 200, 201ECO 201, 202Economics 201, 201


Advising Notes

Please Read: This major guide is a list of all possible major courses offered in the Virginia Community College System. Not all courses may be offered at your community college, and you are not required to complete all these courses in order to transfer. Rather, it’s designed to help you meet JMU major requirements before you transfer, and be better prepared to progress through the major once you arrive at JMU. Please be sure to read the advising notes for additional information on the major.

Differential tuition for College of Business majors/minors to take effect Fall 2014. Students will be charged an additional $50 per credit for all COB courses (with the exception of ECON 200). Click here for more information.


1. MATH 235 is the prerequisite for MATH 236; students who take MTH 173-174 at their community college will earn credit for MATH 235-236 at JMU.
2. QFIN is an interdisciplinary major that includes minors in economics and math. It does not require students to complete the BBA core courses.

For more information:

Major Snapshot
Department of Finance and Business Law
JMU Major Guides for Virginia Community College Students