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Finance, Bachelor of Science

120 credits

The Bachelor of Science in Finance degree program of study offers a complete undergraduate survey of the discipline aimed at preparing students for employment in the field of finance and/or for further graduate work in the field. Basic accounting and quantitative skills, plus economic theory, provide the foundation for further exploring the financial management of the firm, the nature of capital markets, and various investment strategies. Additional areas of study include financial model building techniques and the impact of globalization on financial decision making.


Degree Requirements

Credits

BU 1100 Business Computer Applications (TECO) 3
BU 1152 Financial Accounting 3
BU 2262 Management Accounting 3
BU 2290 Organizational Communications (WRCO) 3
BU 2450 Principles of Marketing 3
BU 2480 Business Law 3
BU 3100 Financial Modeling 3
BU 3210 Financial Management 3
BU 3240 Information Technology 3
BU 3300 Operations Management 3
BU 3420 Organizational Behavior (DICO) 3
BU 3550 Investment Principles 3
BU 4220 Strategic Management (INCO) 3
BU 4390 Seminar in Finance 3
EC 2550 Macroeconomics (GACO) 3
EC 2560 Microeconomics 3
EC 3510 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
EC 3580 Managerial Statistics 3
EC 4460 Money and Banking 3
EC 4610 International Finance and Economic Policy 3
Finance Electives - complete two of the following: 6
BU 3170 Income Taxes
BU 3530 Real Estate Investment and Finance
BU 4600 Business Internship
EC 3520 Intermediate Microeconomics
EC 3600 Public Finance
Mathematics Foundations - complete one of the following: 3
MA 2200 Finite Mathematics (QRCO)
MA 2490 Applied Calculus I (QRCO)
MA 2550 Calculus I (QRCO)
Quantitative Reasoning in the Discipline Connection - complete one of the following: 3
BU 2240 Business Statistics (QRCO)
MA 2300 Statistics I (QRCO)
General Education:
EN 1200 Composition 3
IS 1111 The First Year Seminar: Critical Thinking and the Nature of Inquiry 3
CTDI Creative Thought Directions 6
PPDI Past and Present Directions 6
SIDI Scientific Inquiry Directions 6-8
SSDI Self and Society Directions 6
WECO Wellness Connection 3
Electives 15-13

*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.