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Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Banking Concentration

Prepare yourself for a career in the commercial banking and financial services industry by obtaining a degree in Finance with a concentration in Banking. With this degree, you will discover the ins and outs of banking, along with an in-depth study of state and federal regulatory agencies. With this degree, you can find employment as a loan officer, a bank examiner, or a variety of other careers.

(B.B.A. in Finance, Banking Concentration Program Requirements in printable, PDF format)

Program Summary

General Education 55 hours
Business Core 27 hours
Finance Major (Banking Concentration) 39 hours
Elective Course 3 hours

Business Core ā€“ 27 Credit Hours

ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II 3
BCOM 301 Business Communication 3
FIN 305 Managerial Finance 3
GBUS 204 Business Law I 3
MGT 301 Management Principles 3
MGT 602 Production & Operations Management 3
MGT 650 Business Policy 3
MKT 301 Marketing Principles 3

Banking Concentration ā€“ 39 Hours

Students obtaining the B.B.A. in Finance degree must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 for all courses in the signed major (39 hours), with no grade lower than a ā€œCā€ for these major core courses listed below.
FIN 201 Principles of Banking 3
FIN 311 Fundamentals of Investments 3
FIN 405 Intermediate Finance 3
FIN 641 Financial Markets and Institutions 3
FIN 642 Bank Management 3
FIN 643 Bank Strategy 3
ECON 601 Quantitative Methods 3
ECON 640 Money, Banking, and the Macroeconomy 3
ACCT 315 Financial Statement Analysis 3

Banking Concentration Electives (12 Credit Hours from the following)

ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT 402 Income Tax Procedure 3
FIN 421 Real Estate Finance 3
FIN 611 Investment Theories and Strategies 3
FIN 645 International Finance 3
FIN 670 Estate Planning 3
AGRI 311 Farm Management 3
AGRI 320 Fundamentals of Agricultural Commodity Marketing 3
AGRI 340 Computer Applications for Agriculture 3
AGRI 410 Agricultural Finance 3
ECON/FIN Finance Elective 3
ECON/FIN Finance Elective 3

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