STARS Area V: Finance

About This Document

Jacksonville State University is dedicated to making the transfer transition as easy as possible.  As required by Alabama State Law, Jacksonville State University will take your course work as outlined on the STARS Transfer Guide and graduate you with the same number of hours as our native students in the same major (assuming you do not change majors).  The STARS Transfer Guide and the Jacksonville State University Area V page, if used correctly, will guide you through your first two years of course work and will prevent loss of credit hours upon transfer to Jacksonville State University.  If you have obtained a STARS Transfer Guide for Business (which is used for the Finance major), we strongly recommend that you print this page and use it along with your official STARS guide.  Upon transfer, please bring these documents to your advisor so that we can insure a smooth academic transition from the community college to Jacksonville State University.


You are to follow the appropriate STARS transfer guide as directed in each AREA of your major specific guide, unless exceptions and/or recommendations are noted in the corresponding AREA(S) I-V on this Jacksonville State University AREA V document.  Please follow any recommendation within an AREA to insure a better transfer experience.

Area I

A grade of "C" or higher is required in English Composition at Jacksonville State University. "D" grades will not transfer.

Area II

Students attending Jacksonville State University are required to take Speech. Students attending a community college are strongly encouraged to take SPH 106 or 107 to meet this requirement.

Area III

Students attending Jacksonville State University are required to take precalculus algebra for this major. Students attending a community college are strongly encouraged to take MTH 112.

Area IV

Please follow the STARS guide.

Area V: 19 Hours

JSU Course

  • CS 201 Information Technology (3 hrs)
  • ST 260 Stats & Quantitative Methods I (3 hrs)
  • ST 261 Stats & Quantitative Methods II (3 hrs)
  • ACC 200 Principles of Accounting I (3 hrs)
  • ACC 210 Principles of Accounting II (3 hrs)
  • FIN 292 Legal & Social Environment (3 hrs)
  • General Elective (1 hr)

Note:     JSU does not require a calculus course for its BS in Finance; instead, the two statistics classes noted above are required.  If MTH 120 or 124 is taken, hours will count only as free elective credit, unless taken to fulfill the Area III math.

AL Community College System Course

  • CIS 146
  • BUS 271
  • BUS 272
  • BUS 241
  • BUS 242
  • BUS 263
  • General Elective

Please print this page, fill in your name and today's date, and attach it to your STARS Transfer Guide.  Together this page and the transfer guide comprise the articulation agreement for students in your major who plan to transfer to Jacksonville State University.

Your Name: __________________________________ Date: ___________________

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