Finance B.B.A.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

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

Credit Hours
​​General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
ACCT   2101Financial Accounting 3
ACCT   2102Managerial Accounting 3
BUSA   1105Introduction to Business 3
CISM   2530Advanced Business Applications 3
ECON   2105Principles of Macroeconomics (if taken in Area E, substitute LSTD   2106)3
ECON   2106Principles of Microeconomics 3
Specific Requirements Beyond Areas A1-F
BUSA   3131Business Statistics 3
BUSA   3132Applied Statistics and Optimization 3
BUSA   4131Strategic Management 3
CISM   3131Management Information Systems3
FINC   3131Principles of Corporate Finance 3
LSTD   2106Legal Environment of Business (if ECON   2105 taken in Area E, then substitute into Area F)0-3
MATH   1232Survey of Calculus (if not taken in Area A-E)0-3
MGNT   3130Principles of Management 3
MGNT   3430Operations Management 3
MKTG   3131Principles of Marketing 3
Major Requirements
FINC   3132Intermediate Financial Management 3
FINC   3231Investments 3
FINC   3531Principles of Risk and Insurance 3
FINC   4231Personal Financial Planning 3
Select four of the following:12
Financial Tools and Methods
International Finance
Enterprise Risk Management
Financial Institutions
Security Analysis
Estate Planning
Personal Insurance Planning
Bank Management
Bank Management II
Commercial Bank Lending
Principles of Real Estate
Real Estate Appraisal
Real Estate Finance and Investments
Life, Health and Retirement Planning
Commercial Risk Management and Insurance
Insurance Industry Operations
Internship in Finance
Special Problems in Finance
Select 12 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 electives6-12
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.

Honors in Finance

To graduate with Honors in Finance, a student must: 

  • be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • 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 University Honors Program at the time of graduation.

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


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