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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Finance Major, BS in Business Administration – Business Analytics Concentration


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 – Business Analytics 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
ACCT 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  
MGT 201   3  
STAT 201 * or STAT 207  3  
5Unrestricted Elective 3  
8BUAD 200   1  
Term 5
FINC 420   3 BUAD 242  
BUAD 331 , BUAD 332   4  
BUAD 341 , BUAD 342   4  
FINC 301   3  
BUAD 300   1  
Term 6
FINC 425   3 2.5 cumulative GPA
BAS 320   3 BUAD 331 , BUAD 332   
5Unrestricted Electives 5 FINC 301  
BUAD 205  or ECON 305  or MGT 311  or PHIL 244 * or PHIL 252  3  
Term 7
7BAS Elective 3 No milestones
BULW 301   2  
6Finance Elective 3  
BAS 474   3  
BUAD 453   4  
Term 8
FINC 455   3 No milestones
7BAS Elective  3  
6Finance Elective 3  
5Unrestricted Electives 5  
BUAD 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 Any courses not already required for the major.
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 Select courses from BAS 310 , BAS 340 , BAS 454 , BAS 475 , or INMT 342 .