2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 21, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance Major, BS in Business Administration – Dual Concentration with International Business


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 • Dual Concentration with International Business


 

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 or 8
Social Sciences * 3
Oral Communication: CMST 210 *,  *, CMST 240 *, or  * 3
   

Second Year

 
4ACCT 200  3
4Social Sciences: ECON 201 * 4
Written Communication:  ENGL 255 *,  *, or ENGL 295 * 3
4STAT 201  3
4BUAD 201  4
2Arts and Humanities * 6
5Non-US History 3
6Electives 3
   

Third Year

 
BUAD 331 , BUAD 332  4
BUAD 341 , BUAD 342  4
Ethics: PHIL 243 , PHIL 244 , or PHIL 443  3
4FINC 301  3
ACCT 301  3
4BUAD 353  3
BUAD 361  3
FINC 425  3
BULW 301  3
IB 489  0
   

Fourth Year

 
FINC 435  3
FINC 455  3
7International Business 12
4MGT 402  3
6Electives 7-11
   
 

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 first year composition requirement by choosing ENGL 102  or a second-year literature course in the English Department. If the second-year literature 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.

4 Students admitted to Global Leadership Scholars will complete the honors versions of these courses – ACCT 207 , ECON 207 , BUAD 207 , STAT 207 , FINC 307 , BUAD 357 , and MGT 407 .

5 One course from AFST 235 , AFST 236 ; HIST 241 , HIST 242 , HIST 247 , HIST 248 , HIST 255 , HIST 256 , HIST 261 , HIST 262 ; LAMS 251 , LAMS 252 ; MDST 201 , MDST 202 .

6 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 Any four courses chosen from: IB 409 , IB 419 , IB 429 , IB 439 , IB 449 , IB 459 , or IB 469 .