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Finance Curriculum

Business Core Courses

To assure a minimum level of competence in all functional areas of business, the College of Business requires each Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) student to complete the 48 credit hours of business core courses as outlined in the course catalog.

Accounting

Financial accounting processes
Analyzing and recording transactions
Preparing financial statements

Introduction to Business & Professional Development

Business concepts and careers
Introduction to the major functiona areas of business
Resume, cover letter, and networking skills

Economics

Analysis of supply and demand
Examining roles of governmental spending and taxation
Consumer behavior and the behavior of firms
Government's role in a market economy

Informatics

Techniques and tools used in spreadsheets

Finance

Time value of money, security valuation, capital investment analysis
Cost of capital, capital structure, and dividend policy

Management

Business statistics
Legal environment of organizations
Organizational behavior
Operations management

Marketing

Introduction to marketing's function in business
Analysis of product, pricing, promotion, and distribution

Major Requirements

Of the 24 required hours, 3 credit hours must be applied educational credits from the following list:

  • Any Department 4493 Advanced Internship
  • ACCT 4440 Accounting Practicum
  • FIN 4451 Student Managed Investment Fund I
  • FIN 4452 Student Managed Investment Fund II
  • INFO 4488 Informatics Senior Project
  • MGT 4411/MKTG 4411 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Practicum

College of Business 3393 internships and College of Business Core Courses do not count toward the 24 credit hour major course requirements. However, 3393 internships may be taken to meet the College of Business applied educational requirement.

Total Hours - 24

Flexible BBA

The flexible BBA allows students to easily double major in finance, marketing or management without taking any extra courses. Here is how the flexible BBA works:

Finance & Management

FIN 4405
FIN 4478
Upper Division FIN
Upper Division FIN

MGT 4441
MGT 4473
Upper Division MGT
Upper Division MGT

Marketing & Management

MKTG 4427
MKTG 4454
Upper Division MKTG
Upper Division MKTG

MGT 4441
MGT 4473
Upper Division MGT
Upper Division MGT

Finance & Marketing

FIN 4405
FIN 4478
Upper Division FIN
Upper Division FIN

MKTG 4427
MKTG 4454
Upper Division MKTG
Upper Division MKTG

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