Traditional & Adult Students earn the B.B.A Finance major and customized programs
This program and courses are designed to:
This program and major are designed to:
All students in this program will receive a thorough grounding in:
The finance major is designed so that the entire degree is available through day classes. The finance major is also offered in time periods and formats that are designed for the needs of adult learners, offered through evening and weekend classes.
Finance majors must complete the University core requirements, which are partially satisfied by MGT 252 Business Ethics (which also counts as religion core) or one core approved philosophy course in ethics, MATH-S105(3) or S110(3) and C115 (3). All business majors must complete CMSC-180 and one ofCMSC-181 through184, depending upon the student's background. CMSC-181 should be taken by students who believe they already have a background in the Office Suite. CMSC-183 or 184 is recommended for those students who need to develop skills using the Office Suite. ACCT 310 may be substituted for CIS/CMSC 180, 181/184, with advisor approval.
Majors must complete each of the business core courses with a "C" or better: ACCT-111(3), 112(3); ECON-C101(3), C102(3); FINA-300(3); MKTG-300(3), MGT-150(3), 251(3), and C300(3).
Majors must complete with a "C" or better: FINA-310(3), 320(3), 380(3), three courses from among ECON-202(3), FINA-C220(3), 360(3), 370(3), MKTG-380(3), ACCT-211(3), 212(3), 310(3), 312(3), MATH-370, MGT-235 with at least one FINA prefixed course from the preceding list.
Students in the Second Major Program that is housed outside of the department must complete the ethics, mathematics and computer science requirements of the first paragraph above and all of the requirements of the second and third paragraphs above.
CLEP, life experience, work experience, internships, advance placement and other external credit do not substitute for upper-level (300) courses.
Finance majors who elect to earn a second major in the Undergraduate Business Department must complete unique "specialization courses" for the second business major. Specialization courses may only be used to satisfy the requirements for one business major.
Only courses in which a student has received a "C" or better may be applied to the minor. Students are limited to one minor in the accounting, business and economics, economics, finance, international business and economics, management and organizational behavior, and marketing programs. Students (except BAM students) seeking a minor in finance must complete with a grade of "C" or better 21 semester hours which must include ECON-C101(3), C102(3); ACCT-111(3), 112(3); FINA-300(3); and at least two 300-level courses in finance. A BAM student seeking a minor in Finance must complete with a grade of "C" or better the following courses and their prerequisites: FINA 300, FINA 310, FINA 320, FINA 380, and any two courses from ACCT 211 and ACCT 212 (for a Financial Analysts' emphasis) or FINA 370 and ECON 202 (for a banking emphasis). A student who majors in Finance may not earn a minor in the undergraduate business department.
Concentrations in Integrated Marketing Communications, Managing Human Resources, Personal Financial Planning, Sports Management and Sports Marketing are available in combination with this major. Requirements listed below must be completed with a "C" or higher
Integrated Marketing Communications Concentration: MKTG 330, 331, 332, 333 and COMM 208.
Managing Human Resources Concentration: MGT 330, 334, 335 and one of MGT 235, 302 or 320.
Personal Financial Planning Concentration: FINA 220, 320, ACCT 312 and one of MGT 235 or ACCT 120 along with FINA 120.
Sports Management Concentration: MGT-305, MKTG-305 and two courses from MGT-235, 297, 301.
Sports Marketing Concentration: MKTG-305, MGT-305 and two courses from MKTG-297, 330, INTB-385.