Bachelor of Business Administration Concentration in Banking & Financial Institutions


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.

[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
MATH 1325Business Math II3
Microeconomics Elective
ECO 2302Principles of Microeconomics3
General Electives
Any 1000-4000 level courses which may include 1SCH in Life and Physical Science Lab. Vocational or VTF classes are excluded.3
BA 3301Professional Written Comm3
Business Foundation
ACC 2301Intro to Financial Accounting3
ACC 2302Intro to Managerial Accounting3
BA 1301Business Principles3
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 Management3
MKT 3310Principles of Marketing3
POM 3310Production & Operations Mgt3
Core Courses
ACC 3310Intermediate Accounting I3
ACC 3335Financial Analysis Technique3
ECO 3310Money and Banking3
FIN 3320Financial Institutions Mgt&Reg3
FIN 4370Commercial Bank Mgt3
BA 4390Business Strategy (must be taken during the final semester prior to graduation)3
Select 12 SCH from the following:12
Business Internship
Managerial Finance
Bank Lending
Portfolio Management
FinTech Fundamentals
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, meeting all course prerequisites, and writing intensive course (WIN) requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1324 Business Math I 3
UNIV 1201 Learn a Global Context I 2
BA 1301 Business Principles 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours18
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MATH 1325 Business Math II 3
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
Life & Physical Science* 3
*The 1SCH of Life & Phys. Sci. Lab will apply to Gen. Elective
 Semester Credit Hours15
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
ACC 2302 Intro to Managerial Accounting 3
ECO 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Creative Arts 3
General Elective 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
ACC 3310 Intermediate Accounting I 3
BA 3301 Professional Written Comm 3
FIN 3310 Introduction to Finance 3
MGT 3310 Principles of Management 3
MIS 3310 Management Information Systems 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
ACC 3335 Financial Analysis Technique 3
BA 3310 Legal Environment of Business 3
ECO 3310 Money and Banking 3
FIN 3320 Financial Institutions Mgt&Reg 3
MKT 3310 Principles of Marketing 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
BA 3320 International Business 3
ECO 3320 Managerial Economics 3
FIN 4370 Commercial Bank Mgt 3
FIN - Restricted Elective 2 3
FIN - Restricted Elective 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
BA 4390 Business Strategy 3
POM 3310 Production & Operations Mgt 3
FIN - Restricted Elective 2 3
FIN - Restricted Elective 2 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Select 3 SCH from any subject at any level. Vocational or VTF classes are excluded.


FIN - Restricted Elective, select 12 SCH from BA 4398, FIN 3330, FIN 3360, FIN 4330, FIN 4335, or FIN 4340.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on the availability of courses in a given semester.  Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.