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  Nov 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Finance Major, BS in Business Administration – Collateral Option


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The finance major gives students the flexibility to tailor their programs to fit their particular career goals and to prepare for one (or more) of the following specialty areas. The course in investments leads to career opportunities in investment analysis, commercial and investment banking, and insurance companies. The course in real estate is designed for students who are interested in real estate brokerage, appraising, taxation, law, property management, real estate development, mortgage lending and banking, construction, government loan guarantees, and insurance. The course in corporate finance leads to opportunities in corporate forecasting, planning, and control; cash management; and capital and financial analysis positions. The course in financial institutions and markets prepares students for opportunities in the management of financial institutions, as well as within the government organizations related to the industry. The course in insurance and risk management prepares students for opportunities in insurance, business, and public risk management. The course in international finance is designed to give all students, regardless of their career goals, an enhanced understanding of financial management in a global context.

uTrack Requirements (for students entering Fall 2013 or later)

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students who first entered Fall 2013 or later. uTrack does not apply to transfer students who enter prior to Fall 2015.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Finance Major – Collateral Option


Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
1,2ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118  3 2.5 cumulative GPA
3Intermediate Foreign Language * 3  
4MATH 123 *, MATH 141 *, or MATH 147  3-4  
3Natural Sciences Electives * 3-4  
CMST 210 *, CMST 217 *, CMST 240 *, or CMST 247  3  
BUAD 100   1  
Term 2
1,2ENGL 102  3 2.5 cumulative GPA
3Intermediate Foreign Language * 3  
4MATH 125 *, MATH 142 * or MATH 148  3-4  
3Natural Sciences Electives * 3-4  
ECON 211 * or ECON 217  3  
Term 3
7ACCT 200  or ACCT 207   3 MATH 125 * or MATH 141 
3Arts and Humanities Elective * 3  
ECON 213 * or ECON 218  3  
ENGL 255 *, ENGL 257 *, or ENGL 295  3  
5Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 4
3Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 2.5 Cumulative GPA and completion of following courses with C or better: MATH 123 *-MATH 125 * or MATH 141 *-MATH 142 *; CMST 210 * or CMST 240 *; ENGL 255 * or ENGL 295 *; ACCT 200 ; ECON 211 *; ECON 213 *; STAT 201 * or STAT 207 *; MGT 201  
BUAD 242   2  
7MGT 201   3  
7STAT 201 * or STAT 207  3  
5Unrestricted Elective 3  
8BUAD 200   1  
Term 5
FINC 420   3 BUAD 242  
7BUAD 331 , 7BUAD 332   4  
BUAD 341 , BUAD 342   4  
7FINC 301   3  
8BUAD 300   1  
Term 6
Collateral 3 2.5 cumulative GPA 
FINC 425   3 FINC 301  
5Unrestricted Electives 2  
6Finance Elective 6  
Term 7
BUAD 205  or ECON 305  or MGT 311  or PHIL 244 * or PHIL 252  3 No milestones
BULW 301   2  
Collateral 3  
6Finance Elective 3  
7BUAD 453   4  
Term 8
Collateral 3 No milestones
FINC 455   3  
8BUAD 405   1  
5Unrestricted Electives 8  
TOTAL 120  

Finance Collateral Options

ACCOUNTING – ACCT 301 ; ACCT 321 ; and ACCT 311   or INMT 341 .
BUSINESS ANALYTICS – BAS 320 , BAS 474 ; and either BAS 310  or BAS 340 .
ECONOMICS – ECON 311 , ECON 313 ; and either ECON 421  or ECON 482 .
ENTREPRENEURSHIP – ENT 350 , ENT 451 , and one of ENT 410 , ENT 415 , ENT 420 , ENT 425 , or ENT 460 .
INFORMATION MANAGEMENT – INMT 341 , INMT 342 , and either INMT 442  or INMT 443 .
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS – Nine hours from IB 409 , IB 429 , IB 439 , IB 449 , IB 459 , IB 469 , IB 492 ; BUAD 400  or MGT 472 ; and IB 489 .
LEADERSHIP – MGT 331 , MGT 336 , and one of ENT 410 , ENT 460 , MGT 440 , or MGT 499 .
MARKETING – MARK 350 , MARK 360 , and one of MARK 462 , MARK 464 , MARK 466 , MARK 468 , or MARK 469 .
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT – SCM 311 , SCM 312 , select one of SCM 411 , SCM 412 , SCM 413 , or SCM 421 .

* Meets University General Education Requirement .
1 Must be completed by the end of the First Year.
2 Students who complete ENGL 118 * with a grade of A or B will complete their English composition requirement by choosing ENGL 102 *, a sophomore-level course in the English department, or ENGL 355 *. If the sophomore-level English course appears on the Arts and Humanities list, the course may also be counted toward the Arts and Humanities requirement.
3 Chosen from the University General Education list .
4 MATH 125 * or MATH 141 * or MATH 152 * are prerequisites for STAT 201 *, which is taken during the second semester of the Second Year. As a result, either MATH 125 * or MATH 141 * or MATH 152 * must be completed by the end of the first semester of the Second Year.
5 Any courses not already required for the major. Students admitted to Global Leadership Scholars will fulfill 10 hours of electives with the following courses – BUAD 217 , BUAD 317 , BUAD 417 , BUAD 427 , and BUAD 497 .
6 Finance electives chosen from FINC 402 , FINC 435 , FINC 440 , FINC 445 , FINC 463 , FINC 475 , FINC 485 , FINC 493 , FINC 495 ; IB 449 .
7 Students admitted to Global Leadership Scholars will complete the honors versions of these courses: ACCT 207 , BUAD 337 , BUAD 338 , BUAD 457 , FINC 307 , MGT 207 , and STAT 207 *.
8 Students admitted to Global Leadership Scholars will not take these courses due to content being covered elsewhere in their curriculum.

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