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  Nov 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Finance Major, BS in Business Administration – International Business Concentration


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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 – International Business Concentration


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
5ACCT 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  
6Unrestricted 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  
5MGT 201  or MGT 207   3  
5STAT 201 * or STAT 207  3  
6Unrestricted Elective 3  
9BUAD 200   1  
Term 5
FINC 420   3 BUAD 242  
5BUAD 331 , 5BUAD 332   4  
BUAD 341 , BUAD 342   4  
5FINC 301   3  
9BUAD 300   1  
Term 6
BUAD 205  or ECON 305  or MGT 311  or PHIL 244 * or PHIL 252  3 2.5 cumulative GPA
FINC 425   3 BUAD 331 , BUAD 332   
6Unrestricted Electives 5 FINC 301  
8International Business coursework 3  
Term 7
BULW 301   2 No milestones
7Finance Elective 3  
8International Business coursework 3  
6Unrestricted Elective 3  
5BUAD 453   4  
Term 8
FINC 455   3 No milestones
8International Business coursework 6  
7Finance Elective 3  
6Unrestricted Electives 2  
9BUAD 405   1  
TOTAL 120  
* 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 Students admitted to Global Leadership Scholars will complete the honors versions of these courses – ACCT 207 , MGT 207 , STAT 207 *, FINC 307 , BUAD 337 , BUAD 338 , and BUAD 457 .
6 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 .
7 Finance electives chosen from FINC 402 , FINC 435 , FINC 440 , FINC 445 , FINC 463 , FINC 475 , FINC 485 , FINC 493 , FINC 495 ; IB 449 .
8 Twelve hours chosen from IB 409 , IB 429 , IB 439 , IB 449 , IB 459 , IB 469 , IB 492 , BUAD 400  or MGT 472 ; and IB 489 .
9 Students admitted to Global Leadership Scholars will not take these courses due to content being covered elsewhere in their curriculum.

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