BBA in Finance

The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Finance is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The concentration in Finance presents and integrated treatement of the operational aspects of business financing and investments, and the functions of financial organizations. It also examines the interaction of government and business with respect to financial development and controls. Students majoring in Finance are required to complete 126 credit hours for graduation, of which 30 credits in major requirements, 56 ancillary credit hours are business core, and 34 credits are in general education courses. The program leads to careers in corporate financial management, commercial banking, thrift institution administration, mortgage lending, brokerage of securities, real estate, insurance, financial counseling, and investment management, or to government careers in regulatory agencies and budgeting. An understanding of business statistics leads to careers in business research, operations research, as well as staff advisory to top management.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester (16 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
IGED 110 Foundation Writing I
3
IGED 130 Foundations of Oral Communication
3
MATH 105 Intermediate Algebra
3
OADM 104 Introduction to Business
3
MGIS 120 Computer Applications in Business
3
ORIN 101 Freshman Orientation 1

 

Spring Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
IGED 111 Foundation Writing II
3
IGED 140 Foundation of Ethics
3
OADM 208 Business Communications
3
MATH 116 Finite Math 3
BSEF 214 Personal Finance
3

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
IGED 210 Discovery Writing
3
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
BLAW 214 Legal Environ. of Business
3
MATH 215* Calculus for Business, Social and Life Sciences
4
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I
3

* Calculus will be renamed to 3 credits thus reducing the program to 125 credits.

 

Spring Semester (16 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
IGED 260 Discovery Science and Environmental Consciousness + Lab 4
IGED 270 Discovery Local/Global/Cultural Diversity
3
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics
3
BSEF 220 Business Statistics 3
ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II
3

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
IGED 280 Discovery Civics/Service/Teamwork
3
MKTG 304 Introduction to Marketing Management
3
BGMT 304 Introduction to Management
3
BLAW 318 Commercial Law
3
BSEF 223 Quantitative Business Techniques
3

 

Spring Semester (18 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
BSEF 314 Business Finance 3
BGMT 414 Productions and Operations Management
3
BSEF 307 Money and Banking
3
BSEF 318 International Finance 3
International Business Elective
3
ECON 311 Intl. Macroeconomic Theory 3

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
MGIS 402 Management Info. Systems
3
BGMT 409 Organizational Theory and Behavior
3
BSEF 414 Security Analysis
3
BSEF 416 Financial Institution & Capital Markets
3
BSEF 411 Financial Management I
3

 

Spring Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
IGED 392 Frontier Exploration Inquiry Capstone 3
BSEF 412 Financial Management II
3
Finance/Accounting Elective
3
Elective (Business or Other) 3
BGMT 419 Business Policy & Strategy (Last semester only) 3