B.B.A. in Banking and 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. Work in money and banking, business finance, and investments acquaints the student with the role and function of financial institutions and transactions in the economic system and provides the student with adequate undergraduate training for private or public employment.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120
General Education Requirements
The general education requirements for the B.B.A. include Writ 100 or Writ 101 and Writ 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 banking and finance include the B.B.A. core: Accy 201, 202 (3, 3); Econ 202, 203 (3, 3); Bus 230, Bus 271, Bus 250, Bus 302; nonbusiness elective (12); Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371, Mktg 372, Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (6); 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 undergraduate student services, Holman 220.
The banking and finance major requires completion of the following additional 24 semester hours, including Fin 303, 334, 338, 537, 538 and 9 semester hours from the following courses: 300+ accounting ( excluding Accy 300 & Accy 411), Econ 398 or 399, or Fin 341, 355, 361, 431, 461, 533, 534, or 581.
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.