Bachelor Degree in Economics & Finance

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Bachelor Degree in Economics & Finance

Specialize in Economics & Finance

Get your business degree from BHSU

Are you looking for a career in economics and finance? Black Hills State University has combined those fields together with a new major - Business Administration with a Specialization in Economics and Finance. Many of the challenges facing the nation and world today are either partially or wholly economic in nature. As such, the curriculum of the Economics and Finance major covers major social, political, and economic issues. Whether your goal is investments, consulting, or the corporate setting, a degree in Economics and Finance will give you the tools necessary for solving problems associated with asset valuation and investment decisions.

Economics & Finance 4 Year Plan

BHSU Business Administration with an Economics & Finance Specialization: 4-YEAR PLAN

A minor is NOT required for a Business major. The Required Core and Specialization Credits are highly recommended to be taken as listed. This will allow you to fulfill your General Education Requirements for the University and progress through the Business Program efficiently.

FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester

  • ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I (pre-req for ACCT-211)
  • ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics (gen ed)
  • MIS 105 Introduction to Computers (pre-req for MIS 205 & BADM 320)

Spring Semester

  • ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II (pre-req for ACCT 310, 430 & BADM 310)
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (gen ed)
  • MATH 281 Introduction to Statistics (gen ed; pre-req for BADM 320, 321, & 425 )
  • MIS 205 Advanced Computer Applications (pre-req for ACCT 361)

SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester

  • BADM 310 Business Finance (pre-req for BADM 411, 413 & 482)
  • BADM 321 Business Statistics II

Spring Semester

  • Choose 1: BADM 280 Personal Finance** or ECON 330 Money & Banking** or BADM 411 Investments **
  • BADM 321 Quantitative Decisions Analysis
  • BADM 344 Managerial Communications

JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester

  • BADM 413 Advanced Corporate Finance*
  • BADM 350 Legal Environment of Business (pre-req for BADM 482)
  • ECON 300/400 Elective - 2
  • MIS 325 Management Information Systems

Spring Semester

  • Choose 1: BADM 280 Personal Finance** or ECON 330 Money & Banking** or BADM 411 Investments **
  • BADM 360 Organization & Management (pre-req for BADM 482)
  • BADM 407 International Business
  • ECON 300/400 Elective

SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester

  • BADM 370 Marketing (pre-req for BADM 482)
  • BADM 457 Business Ethics
  • ECON 300/400 Elective

Spring Semester

  • BADM 425 Production & Operations Management
  • BADM 482 Business Policy & Strategy
  • ECON 300/400 Elective
  • Electives - 6 credits

Key:

*Fall Only Classes

** Spring Only Classes

Career possibilities in Economics and Finance

What can I do with Economics and Finance?

A degree in Economics and Finance opens up many exciting and possibly lucrative career opportunities. Here are some examples of careers you may establish with a degree in Economics and Finance.

  • Bank Management
  • Loan Officer
  • Bank Examiner
  • Commodities/Stock Broker
  • Economic Forecaster
  • Credit Accounting Coordinator
  • Securities Analyst
  • Pension Funds Administrator
  • Portfolio Administrator
  • Commercial Credit Analyst
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

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