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    Oct 03, 2022  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

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


First Year  Hours Credit
1, 2Written Communication: ENGL 101 *, ENGL 102 * 6
3Quantitative Reasoning: MATH 123 *, MATH 125 * or MATH 141 *, MATH 142 * 6 or 8
Cultures and Civilizations : Intermediate Foreign Language* 6
Natural Sciences * 6-8
Social Sciences * 3
Oral Communication: CMST 210 *,  *, CMST 240 *, or  * 3
   
Second Year  
ACCT 200  3
Social Sciences: ECON 201 * 4
Written Communication:  ENGL 255 *,  *, or ENGL 295 * 3
STAT 201 * 3
MGT 201  3
BUAD 242  2
2Arts and Humanities * 6
Electives 6
   
Third Year  
BUAD 331 , BUAD 332  4
BUAD 341 , BUAD 342  4
Ethics: PHIL 244 * or PHIL 252 * 3
FINC 301  3
ACCT 301  3
BUAD 353  3
BUAD 361  3
FINC 425  3
Collateral 6
   
Fourth Year  
BULW 301  2
FINC 435  3
Collateral 3
FINC 455  3
Finance Elective: 3 hours from: FINC 402 , FINC 463 , FINC 475 , FINC 485 , FINC 493 , FINC 495 ; or IB 449  3
  3
Electives 7-11
   Total 120
   
Finance Collateral Options  
ACCOUNTING – ACCT 321 ; and any one of ACCT 311 , INMT 341 , or ACCT 431  (increase Finance Electives by 3 hours).     
ECONOMICS – ECON 312 , ECON 313 ; and either ECON 421  or ECON 482 .  
ENTREPRENEURSHIP –  ,  ,  .
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 492 , BUAD 400  or MGT 472 ; and IB 489 .
LOGISTICS – LOG 310 , LOG 411 , LOG 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 first year 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 MATH 125 * or MATH 141 * 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 * must be completed by the end of the first semester of the Second Year. 

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