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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 first-year composition (6); humanities (3); fine arts (3); humanities or fine arts (3); mathematics (6); lab science (6-8); social science (6).

For a detailed description of each category and course classifications, please refer to the General Education Core Curriculum

Course Requirements

Requirements for the major in banking and finance include the B.B.A. core: Accy 201, 202 (3, 3); Bus 230; Bus 271; Bus 250; Bus 302; Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371; Mktg 372; Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (6); and 300-level business/nonbusiness elective (3). Students in the banking and finance major must take Mktg 354 for 3 hours of their business electives.

The banking and finance major requires completion of the following additional 24 semester hours, including Fin 303 OR Fin 333, 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, 499, 533, 534, or 581. With department chair approval, a maximum of 3 credit hours of Fin 395 may be used for major field elective credit.

Other Academic Requirements

See School of Business Administration Academic Requirements for rules on when business students may enroll in specialty major coursework. No student may enroll for more than 18 semester hours unless approved by the Dean’s Office.

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