Bachelor of Business Administration Concentration in Finance

Hours Required

120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog and the General Requirements for Undergraduate degrees at the beginning of this section.

Requirements

University Core Curriculum
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Math
MATH 1325Business Math II3
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with a Life & Physical Science course1
Microeconomics Elective
ECO 2302Principles of Microeconomics3
General Electives
Select 5 SCH from ANTH/COMM/GEOG/HIST/KINE/MATH/PHIL/PSYC/SOCI/SCIENCE5
Communication
BA 3301Professional Written Comm3
Business Foundation
ACC 2301Intro to Financial Accounting3
ACC 2302Intro to Managerial Accounting3
DS 2310Business Statistics I3
Common Body of Knowledge
BA 3310Legal Environment of Business3
BA 3320International Business3
MIS 3310Management Information Systems3
ECO 3320Managerial Economics3
FIN 3310Introduction to Finance3
MGT 3310Principles of Mgt&Org Behavior3
MKT 3310Principles of Marketing3
POM 3310Production & Operations Mgt3
Concentration
FIN 3320Financial Institutions&Markets3
FIN 3330Investments&Portfolio Mgt3
FIN 3360Managerial Finance3
FIN 4380International Finance3
FIN 4385Strategic Financial Mgt3
BA 4390Business Strategy (must be taken during the final semester prior to graduation)3
Select 6 SCH from the following:6
Personal Finance
Risk Management
Principles of Real Estate
Commercial Bank Mgt
Select 3 SCH from the following:3
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Advanced Managerial Accounting
Issues in Accounting
Business Internship
Information System Analysis
Money and Banking
Business Electives
Select 3 SCH from any 3000-4000 level course offered by the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business not previously used3
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1324 Business Math I 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
Creative Arts 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Life & Physical Science 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MATH 1325 Business Math II 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Life & Physical Science 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
ACC 2301 Intro to Financial Accounting 3
DS 2310 Business Statistics I 3
ECO 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ACC 2302 Intro to Managerial Accounting 3
ECO 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
General Elective * 2
General Elective * 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
Junior
Fall
BA 3301 Professional Written Comm 3
BA 3320 International Business 3
FIN 3310 Introduction to Finance 3
MGT 3310 Principles of Mgt&Org Behavior 3
MIS 3310 Management Information Systems 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
BA 3310 Legal Environment of Business 3
ECO 3320 Managerial Economics 3
FIN 3320 Financial Institutions&Markets 3
FIN 3360 Managerial Finance 3
MKT 3310 Principles of Marketing 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
FIN 3330 Investments&Portfolio Mgt 3
FIN 4380 International Finance 3
FIN - Restricted Elective 1 3
FIN - Restricted Elective 1 3
POM 3310 Production & Operations Mgt 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
BA 4390 Business Strategy 3
FIN 4385 Strategic Financial Mgt 3
FIN - Restricted Elective 1 3
Advanced Business Elec 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours120
1

Fin - Restricted Elective, select 6 SCH from FIN 3311, FIN 3331, FIN 3355, FIN 4370; and 3 SCH selected from ACC 3310, ACC 3320, ACC 3340, ACC 4399, BA 4398, MIS 3320, or ECO 3310.

*

General Elective, select from ANTH/COMM/GEOG/HIST/KINE/PHIL/PSYC/SOCI/MATH/SCIENCE.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester. 

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.