B.B.A. in Managerial Finance
Curricula of the School of Business Administration are designed both for those who plan to operate their own businesses and for those who plan to occupy responsible positions in business organizations. The managerial finance curriculum provides students with exposure to financial institutions, corporate financial decision making, and investment markets. Students develop a sufficient background in finance for employment in the public or private sector. A variety of courses are available for students to develop knowledge and skills in investments and corporate finance.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120
General Education Requirements
The general education requirements for the B.B.A. include Engl 101, Engl 102 or Liba 102 (3, 3); humanities (history, philosophy, or modern languages) (3, 3); English literature (3); Math 261/262 or 267/268 or 271/272 (6); lab science (astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, or physics) (3/4, 3/4); fine arts (art, art history, dance, music, or theatre arts) (3); behavioral or social science (psychology, sociology, anthropology, or political science) (3).
Requirements for the major in managerial finance include the B.B.A. core: Accy 201, 202 (3, 3); Econ 202, 203 (3, 3); Bus 220, Bus 230, Bus 271, Bus 250, Bus 302, Bus 320, Bus 420; nonbusiness electives (12); Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371, Mgmt 372, Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (3); and 300-level business/nonbusiness elective (3). A list of prerequisite courses requiring a minimum grade of “C” is available at www.olemissbusiness.com or in the undergraduate student services office, Holman 220.
In addition to the B.B.A. core, the managerial finance major consists of 24 semester hours. These courses include Accy 303 or 309, Fin 334, 338, 431, 533, and 581. Additionally, students must complete a 6-hour specialization in either corporate finance or investment analysis. Students will select 6 hours from among Accy 303, Accy 309, and a 300- or 400-level course for corporate finance; Fin 351 and Fin 341 are required for investment analysis.
Other Academic Requirements
Business students may not enroll in major course work prior to satisfactory completion (2.0 GPA) of the pre-business curriculum. No student may enroll for more than 18 semester hours unless approved by the dean.