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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics and Finance, Finance Concentration, B.B.A.

General Statement: A concentration in Finance prepares students to be financial analysts at the entry level. Students graduating with a Finance concentration acquire fundamental analytical skill in the area of finance and can apply those skills in day-to-day financial analysis in modern businesses. Students with a finance concentration are highly sought-after by the corporate world including the banking sector as well as various branches of the federal and state governments. Students with a finance concentration are better equipped to acquire professional certification such as CFA (Certified Financial Analyst) or a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).

General Education Requirements: See College of Business General Education Requirements .

Requirements for the BBA Degree - 120 Credit Hours Total

Business Core:

The Business Core and the freshman and sophomore years are common for all students majoring in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Information Systems and Economics/Finance.

Major Requirements - 30 Credit Hours

All BBA students must complete a minimum of 30 hours of 3000/4000 level business courses to constitute their major as indicated on the following pages.

Elective Requirements - 9 Credit Hours


* MATH 1110  is a prerequisite for MATH 1830  and can be used as a non-business elective

** MGMT 4500  may not be taken until all other business lower division and upper division core courses have been satisfactorily completed and should be taken during the final semester of enrollment.

*** Students testing out of BISI 2150  must take any 3 hour non-business elective course.

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year


* These courses must be chosen from the University’s approved list of general education courses.
** Students that do not have an equivalent course must take the listed course as a non-business elective.