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Finance

Concentration Requirements

Business Administration Major - Finance Concentration

Finance students enjoy a number of career opportunities in corporate and government institutions.  Financial managers must be able to convey information to all functions of the firm.  The field of finance includes positions of financial management such as financial analysts, cash management, credit management, as well as entrepreneurial areas such as personal financial planning and consulting.  The growing field of investment and financial services offers positions from brokers and traders, to portfolio managers.

The finance profession is challenging, dynamic, and rewarding.  The successful student will develop and apply analytical and communicative skills needed in today’s business environment. 

In addition to satisfying the institutional and distribution requirements, students who seek a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance complete the following courses or their equivalents:

Concentration requirements:

  • FIN3315    Financial Analysis
  • FIN4406    International Financial Management
  • FIN3325    Investments
  • FIN3335    Corporate Finance

The requirements include the above four courses plus six credit hours (2 courses) of finance electives from the list below:

  • FIN4410    Financial Planning and Services
  • FIN4425    Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance
  • FIN4430    Risk Management & Derivatives
  • FIN4431    Advanced Topics in Finance
  • FIN4433    Advanced Topics in Investments

 

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