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 121 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

First Semester (16 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
IGED 110 Foundation Writing I
3
IGED 130 Foundation of Oral Communication
3
IGED 260 Discovery Science with Lab 4
MATH 105 Intermediate Algebra
3
MGIS 120 Computer Applications in Business
3

 

Second Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I
3
BGMT 208 Business Communications
3
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
IGED 111 Foundation Writing II 3
MATH 116 Finite Math
3

 

Sophomore Year

Third Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II
3
BLAW 214 Legal Environ. of Business
3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
FINA 220 Business Statistics 3
IGED 210 Discovery Writing
3

 

Fourth Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
ACCT 301 Intermediate Accounting I 3
BGMT 311 Spreadsheet Analytics
3
FINA 314 Introduction to Finance
3
IGED 140 Foundation Ethics 3
IGED 270 Discovery Diversity
3

 

Junior Year

Fifth Semester (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
BGMT 304 Introduction to Management
3
BGMT 310 Introduction to International Business
3
BGMT 312 Introduction to Digital Analytics
3
FINA 411 Financial Management I
3
FINA 416 Financial Institutions and Capital Markets
3

 

Sixth Semester (18 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
FINA 412 Financial Management II 3
FINA 414 Security Analysis
3
IGED 280 Discover Civics
3
MGIS 302 Management Information Systems 3
MKTG 304 Introduction to Marketing Management
3
ECON 311 Finance Major Elective (1 of 3) 3

 

Senior Year

Seventh Semester (13.5 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
BGMT 411 Leadership
3
FINA 318 International Finance
3
IGED 391 Frontier Capstone I 1.5
300/400 Level Business Elective  (1 of 2)
3
Finance Major Elective (2 of 3)
3

 

Eighth Semester (13.5 credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit
BGMT 414 Production and Operations Management 3
BGMT 419 WI Business Policy & Strategy (Last semester only)
3
IGED 392 Frontier Capstone II 1.5
300/400 Level Business Elective  (2 of 2) 3
Finance Major Elective (3 of 3) 3