B.B.A. in 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 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 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
Requirements for the major in 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).
In addition to the B.B.A. core, the finance major consists of 24 semester hours. These courses include Fin 334, 338, 461, and 3 hours of Econ or Accy electives (excluding Accy 300 & 411) and 12 hours of 300 level or above Fin courses (excluding Fin 339 and Fin 451) with at least 6 hours from the following courses: Fin 431, Fin 499, Fin 533, Fin 568, or Fin 581.
Any student who wishes to pursue a second major in another area of finance listed below may not count the following courses from that major as finance electives toward your finance major:
- Banking and finance – Fin 537, Fin 538
- Real estate – Fin 353, Fin 455
- Risk management and insurance – Fin 441, Fin 442, Fin 542
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.