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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a Major in Finance

 

If you like money and making decisions in a dynamic and exciting business world, then the finance major is right for you. This degree program works with your interests and exposes you to a wide variety of finance areas. You can take courses geared towards the areas of entrepreneurial finance, corporate finance, banking and financial planning.

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Program Summary

General Education - 55 hours
Business Core - 27 hours
Finance Major - 39 hours
Elective Course - 3 hours

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Students planning to enroll in upper-division business core courses (those numbered 300 and above) must satisfy the following requirements: (1) achieve junior standing by completing a minimum of 60 semester hours; and (2) complete the following ten specific courses with a GPA of at least a 2.25: ACCT 203, ACCT 204, ECON 201, ECON 202, COMM 100, ENG 101, ENG 102, INF 101, MATH 110, and MATH 250.

Students who have close to 60 hours and have enrolled in the required lower-division (100-200 level) courses may enroll in introductory upper-division courses to complete a full schedule. Advisors may petition, on behalf of a particular student, the RCOBE’s BBA Continuous Improvement Committee for special permission to enroll in upper-division courses.

Business Core - 27 Credit Hours

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

Finance Major - 39 Credit Hours

FIN 311 Fundamentals of Investments 
FIN 405 Intermediate Finance 
FIN 641 Financial Markets and Institutions 
ECON 601 Quantitative Methods 
ECON 640 Money and Banking
ECON/FIN Finance Electives (8 classes for 24 credit hours)

 

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