Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Oct 02, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023

Finance, B.B.A.


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The B.B.A. program in finance provides students with a high-quality liberal arts based educational foundation so they can secure entry-level junior/staff positions in local, regional, or national organizations or continue studies at the master’s level.

Accreditation: AACSBI

Learning Goals

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) Finance Majors are expected to meet the learning goals and objectives of the Richards College of Business.

Requirement


Core Areas A, B, C, D, E: 42 Hours


 

Core Area A


(Grade of C or higher)

must include:

Core Area D


should include:

Core Area F: 18 Hours


Required Supporting Courses:


The following courses must be taken as electives if not taken to satisfy the Core requirements:

Finance


Courses required for the degree: 51 Hours


International Select

Major Courses: 24 Hours


All finance majors must take ACCT 3232 or ACCT 4202, FINC 4531, FINC 4541, FINC 4561 or FTA 4003, and MGNT 4660. (Students may get credit for either FINC 4561 or FTA 4003, but not both.) In addition, majors must take three FINC selectives, at least two of which must be FINC or FTA classes. Finally, students may wish to pursue a designated concentration in Financial Analytics, Corporate Analytics or Investment Analytics. In such instances, students will have required selectives associated with each concentration.

Financial Analytics Concentration

Students can obtain a concentration in Financial Analytics. In addition to FINC 4561 or FTA 4003, one of which is required for all Finance majors, students must also take FTA 4001 and two selective classes listed below (one of which must be FTA) to obtain a specific concentration in Financial Analytics.

Investment Analytics Concentration

Students can obtain a concentration in Investment Analytics. In addition to FINC 4541, which is required for all Finance majors, students must also take FINC 4542 or FINC 4571 and two selective classes listed below (one of which must be FTA) to obtain a specific concentration in Investment Analytics.
(Students may get credit for either FINC 4561 or FTA 4003, but not both.)

Corporate Analytics Concentration

Students can obtain a concentration in Corporate Analytics. In addition to FINC 4531, which is required for all Finance majors, students must also take FINC 4532 and two selective classes listed below (one of which must be FTA) to obtain a specific concentration in Corporate Analytics. (Students may get credit for either FINC 4561 or FTA 4003, but not both.)

Electives: 9 Hours


At least three hours of electives must be in the RCOB

Total: 120 Hours


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