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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, B.B.A.

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Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum  for required courses and credit hours in Area A1 through Area E.

General Requirements (Core Areas A - E) [Credit Hours: 42]

Additional Requirements [Credit Hours: 4]

Electives [Credit Hours: 6-12]

Select 6 credit hours of Electives (should be chosen in consultation with the student’s advisor) unless ECON 2105  and/or MATH 1232  used to meet requirements in Area A-E in which case students will take up to 12 credit hours of electives

A maximum of 6 credit hours of experiential learning (e.g., Internship, Eagles on Wall Street, and Business Abroad) may count toward major elective credits.

A maximum of 3 credit hours of FinTech Academy (FTA) courses may count toward major elective credits.

Total Credit Hours: 124

Honors in Finance

To graduate with Honors in Finance, a student must:

  • be admitted to the Honors College;
  • successfully complete Research Seminar (BUSA 3610 ) and Business Seminar (BUSA 3620 ) ;1
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • be in good standing in the Honors College at the time of graduation.

Honors students in the Parker College of Business are strongly encouraged to take Introduction to Business (BUSA 1105 ), Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 2105 ), Principles of Accounting I (ACCT 2101 ), Principles of Accounting II (ACCT 2102 ), Legal Environment of Business (LSTD 2106 ), and Advanced Business Applications (CISM 2530 ).

1 Note: BUSA 3610  and BUSA 3620  together count toward a business degree program as 3 hours of free elective credit, meaning that business honors students have 3 hours less of free elective credit towards their degree than non-honors business students.

2 The program will be offered on the following campus(es): Statesboro. This program will not be offered on the following campus(es): Armstrong, Liberty.


Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit the Academic Advisement  catalog page.

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