Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance

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Curriculum & Requirements

Finance Major, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSB)

The Finance major is for those students with career objectives in the financial management of business firms, banking and other financial institutions, insurance and the securities industries. The course of study analyzes the investment needs, financial requirements and financial performance of business firms. It also is concerned with the role played by financial institutions and security markets in meeting the vital financial needs of business firms, investors and consumers.

Students must be formally declared in a BSB major or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the required business administration core.

The undergraduate business policies can be found on the School of Business advising page.

Notes:

  • Students must declare and complete the minimum BSB Pre-Major requirements or have completed the minimum Pre-Major requirements through transfer work prior to declaring for any BSB major.
  • ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill BACRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree; however, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.

Grade Requirements for Graduation: a minimum grade ≥C in each course required for the major and a minimum GPA ≥2.5 for all upper division Business Administration core courses as well as required and elective courses taken to fulfill requirements for the major area.

Bachelor of Science in Business Pre-Major
Pre-Major General Education (5 out of 6 required with a C or 2.0 GPA or higher per university requirements for full major declaration)
BACR - Humanities and Arts
BACR - Humanities and Arts
BACR - Natural Sciences
BACR - Natural Sciences
Diversity
Global Studies
Pre-Major Lower Division Business Core (Completion of 6 out of 8 required with a 2.5 GPA or higher for full major declaration)37
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
BUSINESS LAW
BUSINESS STATISTICS 1
INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS MATH II
CALCULUS I
CALCULUS I
Total Credits37
Required Business Administration Core
Upper Division Courses
DSCI 346BUSINESS STATISTICS 24
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
MISC 311INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Required Courses
ECON 444MONEY AND BANKING5
FINC 431INVESTMENTS4
FINC 434FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES4
FINC 435CAPITAL BUDGETING AND LONG-TERM FINANCING4
FINC 436SHORT-TERM FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT2
FINC/IBUS 474INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT4
Electives–choose approved, related electives in consultation with your faculty advisor.8-10
Required Senior Capstone
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
Total Credits59-61

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Enrollment Data

Undergraduate Business Students

830

BAB/BS Degrees Awarded in 2019-20

463

Students in the MBA Program

418

MBA Degrees Awarded in 2019-20

48

Full-Time Faculty Members

32