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Curriculum

B.S. in Finance Total Credits
120 crs.

General Education Requirements
60 crs.
Common Core
12 crs.
ENG110 College Writing
3 crs.
ENG130 Literature and Composition
3 crs.
COM107 Introduction to Communications
3 crs.
CIS112 Introduction to Computing
3 crs.
Liberal Arts
21 crs.
History Elective
3 crs.
BUS340 Business Ethics
3 crs.
Social Science Elective
3 crs.
Performance, Written, or Fine Arts Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Math
6 crs.
MAT120 College Algebra or higher
3 crs.
MAT220 Statistics I
3 crs.
Science
3 crs.
Elective
3 crs.
Open Electives
15 crs.
Electives
15 crs.
Designated Writing Course
3 crs.
BUS311 Managerial Communications
3 crs.

Major, Core and Concentrations
54 crs.
Business Law
3 crs.
LAW204 Business Law I
3 crs.
Business Core
18 crs.
ACC111 Financial Accounting
3 crs.
BUS211 Malcolm Baldrige Quality Standards
3 crs.
ECO201 Macroeconomics
3 crs.
FIN201 Principles of Finance
3 crs.
MGT105 Principles of Management
3 crs.
MKT200 Principles of Marketing
3 crs.
Major Core
24 crs.
ACC211 Managerial Accounting
3 crs.
BUS411 Business Policy Seminar
3 crs.
ECO202 Microeconomics OR
ECO303 Money and Banking
3 crs.
FIN302 Corporate Finance
3 crs.
FIN306 Personal Financial Planning
3 crs.
FIN401 Insurance and Risk Management
3 crs.
FIN403 Investment Management
3 crs.
MAT230 Quantitative Analysis
3 crs.
Concentration
9 crs.
See below for options.
9 crs.

COLLEGE TO CAREER CORE
6 crs.
CTC101 College Success Seminar
3 crs.
CTC301 Professional Success Seminar
3 crs.


General Finance Concentration
9 crs.
FIN300-400 Level Elective
3 crs.
FIN300-400 Level Elective
3 crs.
FIN300-400 Level Elective
3 crs.

Corporate Finance Concentration
9 crs.
FIN405 Seminar in Finance
3 crs.
FIN407 Business Valuations for Mergers and Acquisitions
3 crs.
FIN300-400 Level Elective
3 crs.

Financial Planning and Analysis Concentration
9 crs.
ACC215 Spreadsheet and General Ledger Software
3 crs.
ACC303 Intermediate Accounting I
3 crs.
FIN305 Analysis of Financial Statements
3 crs.

Financial Services and Banking Concentration
9 crs.
ECO303 Money and Banking
3 crs.
FIN313 Investment Company and Variable Products
3 crs.
200-400 Level Business Elective
3 crs.

Personal Financial Planning Concentration
9 crs.
FIN313 Investment Company and Variable Products
or
FIN413 General Securities Brokerage and Practice
3 crs.
FIN406 Seminar in Personal Finance
3 crs.
FIN300-400 Level Elective
3 crs.

The university reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The university will notify students of any changes officially through the university website. 

For full course descriptions please refer to the University Catalog for the current Academic Year.


Program Outcomes

  • Financial Management - Students will develop theoretical and practical financial knowledge supported by the appropriate use of analytical and quantitative techniques to enable them to perform successfully in finance-related fields.

  • Financial Policy Making - Students will evaluate market and organizational needs for developing, strengthening, and implementing corporate governance and dividend policy making practices.

  • Strategic Financial Planning - Students will identify, synthesize and integrate relevant business, finance and regulatory concepts to assist in providing innovative solutions to complex strategic and organizational challenges.

  • Business Ethics - Students will examine and apply ethical and professional behaviors and standards to contemporary business situations.

  • Communication - Students will communicate professionally using written and/or oral skills essential to success in the business environment.

  • Fundamental Business Concepts- Students will demonstrate the ability to apply the fundamental concepts of Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, and Economics in a business environment.