Nov 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Finance: Banking and Consumer Finance Concentration, B.S.B.A.


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Finance is the art and science of managing money in public and private enterprises. It encompasses a wide array of theory, concepts, applications, and analytical tools needed for effective decision-making. Finance majors will be prepared to enter careers in corporate finance, investments, portfolio analysis and management, and financial markets and institutions.

Students completing the finance major will have competencies in both corporate finance and investment analysis.

Student Learning Outcomes

1.1. Capital Budgeting

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of capital budgeting.

1.2. Capital Structure

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of capital structure.

1.3. Working Capital Management

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of working capital management. 

2.1. Equity Securities

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of equity securities. 

2.2. Fixed-Income Securities

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of fixed-income securities. 

2.3. Derivative Securities

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of derivative securities. 

3.1. Financial Institutions

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of financial institutions. 

3.2. Financial Markets

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of financial markets. 

3.3. Financial Regulations

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of financial regulations. 

4.1. Accounting Analysis

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of accounting analysis. 

4.2. Financial Analysis

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of financial analysis. 

4.3. Investment Analysis

Students will be able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of investment analysis.  

Degree Requirements (120 Credits)


Core Curriculum Requirements


Core Curriculum (38-40 Total Credit Hours)   

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements (3-7+ Credits) *   

Foundation Courses (6-12 Credits) *


Minimum grade of ‘C’ required in all foundation courses.

Note:


* Course credit hours only count once toward the total university graduation credit hour requirements. Click on Credit Sharing  for more information.

+ Placement into MATH 132  or successful completion of MATH 130  or MATH 130I  with a grade of ‘C’ or better is required.

Business Core Requirements (39-45 Credits) *


Minimum grade of ‘C’ required in all business core courses.

Major Requirements (24 Credits)


Minimum grade of ‘C’ is required in major requirements.

Electives (0-10 Credits)


Total Credits Required: 120


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