B.B.A. in Finance

B.B.A. in Finance

(HEGIS 0504)

The finance major provides students with the knowledge of how to manage the financial functions of a profit or non-profit enterprise. The program is distinctive in nature because the curriculum incorporates the Candidate Body of Knowledge-Level I associated with the professional licensure requirements of becoming a chartered financial analyst. The major builds on the foundational principles of the investment industry, from quantitative analysis and theory and practice of the finance profession that keeps pace with the ever-changing dynamics of the global investment environment. Finance graduates may pursue entry-level positions such as : bank managers, traders, brokers, investment counselors, financial managers, financial analysts or credit managers.

College-Wide Requirements 6 credits
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Core Requirements 33 credits
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Business Core Requirements 21 credits
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Major Requirements 39 credits

ACC 3131 Tax Law for Individuals 3
ECN 1001 Introductory Macroeconomics 3
ECN 2002 Introductory Microeconomics 3
ECN 2029 Money and Banking 3
FIN 3162 Fundamentals of Financial Analysis 3
FIN 4092 Investment Management 3
FIN 4151 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis 3
FIN 4163 Advanced Corporate Finance 3
FIN 4173 Multinational Finance 3
FIN 4181 Financial Strategy and Risk Management 3
MTH 1002* Fundamentals of Mathematics 3
MTH 1006 Statistics 3
MTH 1007 Operations Research 3

Electives 21 credits
Total: 120 credits

*MTH 1002 fulfills College-wide Mathematics requirement.

Recommended Sequence of Courses
Semester 1

Core Western Civilization Course 3
Core Modes of Artistic Expression Course 3
CIS 1200 Introduction to Information Systems Management 3
FYE First Year Experience Seminar (Freshmen Only) 3
ENG 1001 Principles of Writing 3
MTH 1002 Fundamentals of Mathematics 3

Total: 18

Semester 2

Core Western Civilization Course 3
Core Modes of Artistic Expression Course 3
MGT 1011 Introduction to Management Theory and Practice 3
MKT 1033 Essentials of Marketing in the 21st Century 3
MTH 1006 Statistics 3

Total: 15

Semester 3

Core Dynamics of Contemporary Societies Course 3
Core Nature of the Universe Course 3
ACC 2001 Introduction to Financial Accounting I 3
ECN 1001 Introductory Macroeconomics 3
MGT 2077 Business Law I 3

Total: 15

Semester 4

Core Dynamics of Contemporary Societies Course 3
Core Nature of the Universe Course 3
ACC 2002 Introduction to Financial Accounting II 3
ECN 1001 Introductory Microeconomics 3
MTH 1007 Operations Research 3

Total: 15

Semester 5

Core Varieties of Human Experience Course 3
ECN 2029 Money and Banking 3
FIN 3087 Principles of Finance 3
FIN 3162 Fundamentals of Financial Analysis 3
Elective 3

Total: 15

Semester 6

Core Varieties of Human Experience Course 3
ACC 3131 Tax Law for Individuals 3
FIN 4151 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis 3
FIN 4173 Multinational Finance 3
Elective 3

Total: 15

Semester 7

FIN 4092 Investment Management 3
FIN 4163 Advanced Corporate Finance 3
Electives 9

Total: 15

Semester 8

Core Senior Seminar 3
FIN 4181 Financial Strategy and Risk Management 3
Electives 6

Total: 12

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