Bachelor's Degree in Finance in North America

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A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

A Bachelor’s degree of Finance covers a range of subjects that include economics, mathematics, finance and statistics. This allows students to understand subjects such as international trade and finance, financial modelling or financial management. Graduates will possess a broad understanding of financial systems and financial institutions.

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Bachelor in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Switzerland Geneva Spain Barcelona + 3 more

This Bachelor in Finance is designed for students who are keen to start a career in investment banking and finance. [+]

This Bachelor in Finance is designed for students who are keen to start a career in investment banking and finance. Students in this program are confident and can continually adapt to constant changes in the world of finance and economics. The objective of this program is to understand and manage all financial aspects within a private or public corporation and to gain a detailed knowledge of issues that are concerned with domestic and international financial institutions. The Bachelor in Finance program provides students with an in-depth understanding of the concepts and practices applied in today’s financial industry and their influence in global economy. Facts Duration:3 years Credits: 180 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Bachelor IN Finance. Exchange Program: Rotate between campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in all of our campuses during the three years of the bachelor program. Internships: GBS work with the bests and for the bests. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition. Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus Program The program requires the successful completion of 180 credits (which represent, 1800 contact hours plus a total of 3600 study hours). The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Bachelor’s, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: General Education (69 ECTS), Core Courses (72 ECTS), Elective Courses (3 ECTS) and the following Orientation Courses (36 ECTS), which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Portfolio Management Equities, debts, derivatives Mathematics of Finance Technical Analysis Risk Management and Insurance Corporate Finance Hedge Fund Analysis & Management International Banking & Wealth Management Financial Software Tools Investment Psychology Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: The field of Corporate Finance or market Finance Private Banking Banking & Insurance Application and Admissions Selection Criteria GBS’s selection process emphasises leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities and competencies. We are looking for candidates with managerial experience, people skills and a proven academic record. Admission Requirements Completed application form with passport photo included Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates Official English exam results: IELTS 5.5, TOEFL IBT 66, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. Photocopy of your passport Receipt for the payment of the application fee (EUR 150) Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) Recommendation letter [-]

Bachelor in Finance

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tampa

The rising importance of investments and the growing complexity of financial services has led to greater demand for finance professionals. University of Tampa finance majors learn how to [+]

Bachelor in Finance

The rising importance of investments and the growing complexity of financial services has led to greater demand for finance professionals. University of Tampa finance majors learn how to manage money in areas such as investments, corporate finance, international financial management, and financial institutions and markets.

The finance degree program offers instruction in all areas of business through courses in accounting, managerial statistics, computer information systems, economics, marketing and management. This is combined with contemporary studies in managerial finance, investments, financial institutions and international finance.

Finance degree students are prepared for careers in commercial banking, individual and institutional investments, financial services, private industry, and government. UT's Finance sequence is also good preparation for the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or CFP (Certified Financial Planner) designations.... [-]


Bachelor in Administration and Finance

Universidad Panamericana Campus Guadalajara
Campus Full time July 2017 Mexico Guadalajara

Finance: the art and science of generating wealth. Financier = exceeds expectations, provokes development, and guarantees permanence. [+]

Bachelors in Finance in North America 2017. Finance: the art and science of generating wealth. Financier = exceeds expectations, provokes development, and guarantees permanence. PERFIL DE INGRESO Create your own business (creativtiy and management), live financial markets (analysis), develop international consortia (negotiation), maximize the potential of your own business (leadership and character). PERFIL DE EGRESO Understand the global economic enviroment and take advantage of the opportunities it offers to create sustainable wealth in the long term. Generate comprehenive strategies for the generation of value in a company. Diagnose the financial status of organizations. Efficiently handle cutting-edge financial models for complex investment portfolios. Maximize the value of an organization. Face any situation with a sense of ethics and a spirit of service. CAMPO LABORAL International corporations or offices, generation of new business, stock market brokerages, financial or market consultancy, bank management. [-]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Management

Peru State College
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA USA Online Peru

The Bachelor of Applied Science degree is awarded to candidates whose complimentary area of emphasis is Management, and who transfer from other institutions after having completed a technical associate degree program or the equivalent in credits or life experience. [+]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Management The Bachelor of Applied Science degree is awarded to candidates whose complimentary area of emphasis is Management, and who transfer from other institutions after having completed a technical associate degree program or the equivalent in credits or life experience. Completion of a technical associate degree or equivalent in prior course work and life experience. Students with careers in the military, applied sciences, computers, information management, law enforcement and corrections find this degree program to assist them in completing a baccalaureate degree while maintaining full-time employment. Core Classes: BUS 231 Principles of Financial Accounting BUS 232 Principles of Managerial Accounting BUS 251 Legal Environment and Contract Law BUS 328 Principles of Marketing BUS 335 Production/Operations Management BUS 339 Business Finance BUS 373 Organizational Behavior BUS 380 Human Resources Management BUS 493 Leadership of Teams and Organizations BUS 495 Business Policy Required Program Prerequisite: STAT 210 Statistics Recommended Electives: BUS 201 Organizational Communications BUS 214 Intro to Business Quantitative Methods BUS 381 Employee Training & Development BUS 390 Project Management BUS 480 International Business CMIS 300 Information Management Systems ECON 221 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 222 Principles of Macroeconomics Program Specifics: Total Hours Degree candidates must earn a minimum of 120 semester credit hours. A minimum of 30 semester hours must be Peru State College instruction. A minimum of 49 semester hours are to be completed through accredited institutions authorized to grant a baccalaureate or higher degree. Exceptions: 1) Basic or recruit military training may be used to satisfy the general studies Physical and Mental Health requirement; and 2) a maximum of 30 hours of CLEP subject examinations is acceptable. Upper Division Credit Degree candidates must earn at least 20 semester hours of upper-division credit (300 and 400 level courses). Grade Point Average A minimum, cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required for all coursework completed at Peru State College. General Studies Thirty semester credit hours are required. Courses must be selected from at least five (4) of the following general studies topic areas: Collegiate Skills, Quantitative Reasoning, Stat 210 is required for all students, Technology and its Application, Perspectives on Values, Thought and Aesthetics, Methods of Inquiry and Explanatory Schema, and Community, Regional and Global Studies. Specific courses that fulfill these requirement are listed in MYPSC or the current college catalog. Complementary Emphasis A minimum of 30 semester credit hours in Business, economics, and/or computer and management information systems (CMIS) courses is required with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0. Technical Emphasis Sixty-six semester hours of credit from the technical associate degree are the maximum applicable toward the 120 hour required for the Bachelor or Applied Science degree. Additional Degree requirements In addition to the above degree requirements, the following regulations apply to Peru State College bachelor degrees: The college reserves the right to repeal, change, or amend rules, regulations, tuition and fees, and may withdraw, add to, or modify courses and programs. [-]

Bachelor in Finance

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

Typically outgoing, inquisitive and possessing high mathematical aptitudes, finance majors bring a unique set of skills to the business arena. [+]

Bachelors in Finance in North America 2017. Bold and astute business leaders are in demand in today's complex and volatile economy. The College of Business at ORU combines a cutting-edge business education with a biblical worldview. Typically outgoing, inquisitive and possessing high mathematical aptitudes, finance majors bring a unique set of skills to the business arena. The finance program at ORU prepares students for entry into the areas of personal or corporate finance. Through a combination of foundational business courses and specialized financial studies, students learn the principles and application of financial analysis, strategy and management. Students majoring in finance are encouraged to enroll in the five-year professional MBA program. Outcomes With a degree in finance you can look forward to the following careers or career fields: - Consultant - Long-range planner - Bond broker - Financial analyst - Investment banker/broker - Venture capitalist - General management - Corporate finance portfolio management - Retail financial services What Do You Have To Look Forward To? Working in dynamic financial markets Opportunities to network with successful alumni Dynamic professors Entering a field that allows you to go anywhere in the world [-]

BA Accounting & Finance and Law (Hons)

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

This very unusual and very marketable four-year degree is recognised for professional exemption by both the accounting and legal professions. It will appeal to a number [+]

Canterbury Campus This very unusual and very marketable four-year degree is recognised for professional exemption by both the accounting and legal professions. It will appeal to a number of different sorts of student: - those intending to go for dual professional qualification - those wanting to keep their options open until they can base a career choice on serious study of both disciplines - those who have decided on a profession but want to bring to it (and to applications for professional training and for jobs) a track record of in-depth learning in a key related discipline Fitting two sets of exemptions within a four-year programme gives a varied programme which concentrates on the areas those professions identify as the key ones, but doesn't leave any room for manoeuvre on what modules you take: First Year The first year concentrates mainly on foundational accounting and economics modules: Financial Accounting 1, Economics, Computing for Business and Accounting, Quantitative Methods for Business and Accounting. You also take an introductory Business Law module. Second Year Law exemption modules are added to further accounting-related modules: Introduction to Obligations*, Foundations of Property*, Public Law I*, Financial Accounting 2 and Strategic Management. Third Year A similar balance to the second year: The Law of Obligations*, Public Law II*, European Union Law*, Principles of Finance, Management Accounting. Fourth Year The three remaining law exemptions - Criminal Law*, Equity*, Land Law* - and your final accounting module either Management Accounting 2 or Business Finances, leaving a 30 credit option. *required for professional recognition [-]

Finance

International University Alliance
Campus September 2017 USA Boston

A finance degree familiarizes you with the institutions, theory, and practice involved in the allocation of financial resources within the private and public sectors. The program encompasses the major areas of finance including corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, and investments. [+]

Bachelors in Finance in North America 2017. Finance Degree A finance degree familiarizes you with the institutions, theory, and practice involved in the allocation of financial resources within the private and public sectors. The program encompasses the major areas of finance including corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, and investments. In addition, the program offers elective work in real estate and risk management and insurance. The degree also prepares you for graduate studies in business, law and public administration. If Wall Street is your goal, the Sterne Agee brokerage firm has funded The Student Investment Program, an interactive program that allows a team of students to manage a $50,000 investment portfolio for which Sterne Agee and the Harbert College of Business share equally in the gains. The College also maintains a state of the art TIGER (Trading, Investing & Global Economic Research) Trading Lab that recreates a professional trading environment and allows you to get hands-on training in securities trading, financial modeling, and valuation. The lab also features a Bloomberg terminal, which gives you access to one of the most extensive databases of information available in the financial world. What to Expect Freshman Year: In your freshman year, you’ll take courses drawn primarily from the university core curriculum. These courses promote the development of key skills and prepare you for the rigorous training in your major. In addition, you’ll be exposed to Business Analytics, Macro and Micro Economics, and introduced to the principles of Accounting. Make sure you pay a visit to the Office of Professional and Career Development since it’s never too early to prepare yourself for the job market. Sophomore Year: In your sophomore year, you'll finish taking courses drawn primarily from the university core curriculum. By the end of this year, you should be prepared to begin focusing on Finance major course work. You should also be working with the Office of Professional and Career Development to hone your professional skills that will help you get the job. Junior Year: In your junior year, you’ll begin to focus on the major course work for your major and think about an area of concentration within the major that best suits your talents and goals. Take a look at the clubs and organizations that the college has to offer as these may open the door to scholarships and internships, and don’t forget the opportunities for international travel and study abroad. Senior Year: In your senior year, with a variety of electives from which to choose, you’ll focus on an area of concentration within the major that best suits your talents and goals. And you’ll begin the job interview process. With a finance degree, you’ll be in the best position to find a job directly upon graduation or to pursue a graduate degree. [-]

Finance

Auburn Global
Campus Full time 4 years May 2017 USA Auburn

The objective of the finance curriculum is to develop the specialized finance knowledge, techniques, and skills necessary for successful placement in finance related positions. [+]

The objective of the finance curriculum is to develop the specialized finance knowledge, techniques, and skills necessary for successful placement in finance related positions. The program encompasses the major areas of finance including corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, and investments. In addition, the program offers elective work in the subareas of real estate and risk management and insurance. The program will allow students the opportunity to develop not only the specialized knowledge of finance, but also the professional presentation and use of such knowledge through oral and written communication. Students enrolled in the finance program also complete the College of Business core curriculum designed to provide the broader understanding of the entire business organization including accounting, economics, management and marketing. College of Business pre-requisites are strictly enforced. Junior standing and compliance with College of Business academic standards are required for all 3000 and above level courses. [-]

Bachelor in Finance (BS)

University of Bridgeport
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Bridgeport

The Bachelor of Science in Finance provides an integrated view of the theoretical and practical aspects of finance for those who are preparing for careers in financial management, financial institutions, financial markets, law, government service, and related fields. [+]

Bachelors in Finance in North America 2017. The Bachelor of Science in Finance provides an integrated view of the theoretical and practical aspects of finance for those who are preparing for careers in financial management, financial institutions, financial markets, law, government service, and related fields. Essential skills in problem-solving are developed with emphasis on wealth maximization. Financial problems are viewed from both their micro-financial and macro-financial aspects. The Finance major includes the subject areas of corporate financial management, banking, and investments. The Bachelor’s Degree in Finance program provides an integrated view of the theoretical and practical aspects of Finance for those who are preparing for careers in financial management, financial institutions, financial markets, law, government service, and related fields. Essential skills in problem-solving are developed with emphasis on wealth maximization. Financial problems are viewed from both their micro-financial and macro-financial aspects. Learning Outcomes Learn financial concepts that provide the basis for careers in finance Develop the technical and analytical skills necessary for financial analysis Learn how to effectively communicate financial information Understand the role of finance in an organization’s pursuit of its goals Overall Program Requirements: 120 Credits General Education Requirements: 42 credits Accounting Program Requirements: 60 credits Accounting Electives: 6 credits Free Electives: 12 credits [-]

Bachelor in Finance

Marian University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Indianapolis

Where do Marian finance graduates start their post-Marian careers? Some graduates in recent graduating classes began their post-Marian experiences with recognisable organizations. [+]

Bachelor in Finance Employment Outlook Where do Marian finance graduates start their post-Marian careers? Some graduates in recent graduating classes began their post-Marian experiences with these recognizable organizations: AIT Laboratories ALDI Defense Finance and Accounting Service FedEx Indiana University Law School - Indianapolis Eli Lilly Knowledge + Experience = Success The Clark H. Byrum School of Business offers a finance curriculum that includes a mix of classroom instruction and experiential learning. Some of the courses include: Corporate Finance International Finance Financial Institutions Investments Money and Banking Personal Finance Real Estate Risk and Insurance Cases in Accounting and Finance Requirements Major for the Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Finance 39 hours from our experiential business core plus 33 hours in Accounting and Finance including: FIN 111 Personal Finance ACC 250 Intro to Financial and Managerial Accounting MIS 320 Business Decision Support Systems FIN 311 Advanced Managerial Finance FIN 360 Investments FIN 411 International Finance FIN 455 Cases in Accounting and Finance Two Electives From the Courses Below: FIN 350 Money and Banking FIN 356 Principles of Real Estate FIN 357 Principles of Risk and Insurance FIN 420 Financial Institutions ACC 430 Tax Accounting [-]

Bachelor in Finance (BSBA)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Warrensburg

Students receiving a BSBA in Finance are given a broad-based knowledge of finance which they may supplement by focusing on a particular area through choice of electives in finance. Electives include topics in international finance, derivative securities, bank management, and insurance among others... [+]

Bachelors in Finance in North America 2017. Bachelor in Finance (BSBA) A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a functional major in finance prepares students for dynamic careers in a variety of finance positions. The finance field consists of three basic areas - Investments, Business (Corporate) Finance, Banking and Related Institutions. Students receiving a BSBA in Finance are given a broad-based knowledge of finance which they may supplement by focusing on a particular area through choice of electives in finance. Electives include topics in international finance, derivative securities, bank management, and insurance among others. This creates a number of career options, or choices for advanced education for undergraduates. In addition to rigorous training in finance, the BSBA requirements provide an overview of all business areas. Students are required to complete courses in accounting, computer information systems, management and marketing. This extensive training, along with the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies's prestigious accreditation by AACSB-International, ensure students are well-prepared for a rewarding career in finance and business. About the Faculty Finance classes at UCM are instructed by highly qualified faculty members with a diverse set of training and work experiences. These faculty members are actively engaged in academic research, serve as professional consultants, and are involved in numerous professional organizations. These activities, along with the accrediting standards set by the AACSB-International, guarantee students that faculty members possess cutting edge finance knowledge. Finance faculty members are committed to personalized attention for each finance major. Student Involvement Students pursuing a finance degree have access to a variety of campus organizations and events. The Department of Economics, Finance, and Marketing sponsors the Student Finance Association (SFA), which regularly sponsors on-campus speakers in finance and off-campus trips to agencies such as the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and the Kansas City Board of Trade. The SFA also sponsors a student chapter of the Financial Management Association International which allows qualified students to join the highly regarded Financial Management Association National Honor Society. In addition to on-campus activities, students are encouraged to complete an internship in finance in order to gain greater practical skills and insight during the completion of the undergraduate degree. Special Facilities The department's offices are housed in the Dockery Building. Classrooms, however, are located in the state-of-the-art Ward Edwards Building, which includes a large computer lab, group computer rooms, group and individual study rooms, student organization offices, and common areas for students. Classrooms are equipped with up-to-date computer hardware and software. In addition to the standard classrooms, the department maintains a statistics classroom in which each student workstation is equipped with a notebook computer, allowing for hands-on learning of the procedures available in statistical software packages. Further, students majoring in finance must complete projects utilizing extensive financial databases such as the Center for Research in Securities Prices (CRSP) stock price database and the Standard and Poor's Research Insight database of corporations'; financial statements. Placement Students in finance remain in high demand by employers. Graduates with a BSBA in Finance from UCM have obtained employment in financial planning, insurance, banking, corporate finance, and investment services in locations such as Kansas City, St. Louis, New York City and Chicago. Employers have ranged in size from multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 companies to single-owner entrepreneurships. UCM's Office of Career Services assists students in finding employment by maintaining contacts with a variety of employers. Students are encouraged to register with Career Services early. [-]

Bachelor of Business

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA La Crosse

Welcome to the UW-La Crosse College of Business Administration. We are proud to provide students with a solid educational foundation for a career in business. Our commitment to quality and student success is demonstrated through the accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. [+]

Welcome to the UW-La Crosse College of Business Administration. We are proud to provide students with a solid educational foundation for a career in business. Our commitment to quality and student success is demonstrated through the accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. We are the only business school in the Southwestern Wisconsin to hold this prestigious accreditation. Business Majors Accountancy Economics Finance Finance-Risk, Insurance & Financial Planning Concentration Information Systems International Business Management Marketing Business Minors A minor is not required for business majors. Many students elect to complete a minor to complement their major or to pursue other courses of interest either within the College of Business Administration or in other colleges. Accountancy Business Administration - (non-CBA majors ​, only​ ) Economics International Business Information Systems Health Information Systems Management (HISM) ​ Sustainable Business [-]

Bachelor's in Finance

Saint Peter’s University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Jersey City Englewood Cliffs

Are you curious about everything that happens around you? Then economics might satisfy your curiosity. In economics you study income, capital, and wellbeing. An economics degree incorporates math and statistics with connections to physical sciences such as biology and physics as well as many other disciplines—politics, law, history and psychology. Our proximity to New York City makes it possible for you to visit leading global and national financial institutions such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank. [+]

Bachelors in Finance in North America 2017. Are you curious about everything that happens around you? Then economics might satisfy your curiosity. In economics you study income, capital, and wellbeing. An economics degree incorporates math and statistics with connections to physical sciences such as biology and physics as well as many other disciplines—politics, law, history and psychology. Our proximity to New York City makes it possible for you to visit leading global and national financial institutions such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank. In addition to preparation for graduate school, an economics degree also offers enormous flexibility in the careers you can pursue after graduation— everything from a market, policy or business analyst to a securities broker, bank officer or actuary. And at a Jesuit university you will be encouraged to focus on the impact our economic choices make on each other. Learning Goals & Mission The mission of the Department for Economics & Finance is to develop, deliver and oversee comprehensive undergraduate curricula in economics and finance that effectively foster knowledge, analytical skills and creativity, that expose students to multiple viewpoints and issues, and that help them prepare for graduate study and a diversity of occupations and responsibilities. In parallel with the mission of Saint Peter’s University, the Economics & Finance Department seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service to others in a diverse and global society. The study of economics extends the university’s mission by preparing students to be knowledgeable in economic systems and societal choices as it relates to the scarcity of economic resources. More specifically, the department seeks to: Provide students the underlying foundation for studying and applying the theories, principles, and techniques of the disciplines of economics and finance in a critical manner of thinking. Provide students with an appreciation of disciplined thought and open inquiry and the ability to relate and apply them to today’s economic and financial issues and problems. Enhance students’ understanding of the sources and uses of data, quantitative analysis, and the scientific method as it applies to economics and finance. Improve students’ understanding of the global economy and financial markets. Prepare students for graduate study in economics and finance or in related fields of business, law and public policy, or for entry level positions in economics and finance in the private or public sector. [-]

BSc Business Administration

Park University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Parkville

This undergraduate major, offered in Kansas City and at our extended campuses, will help a student prepare for a career in business or government leadership and provide him/her with knowledge and skills desired by all types of employers. It can also give one the background to organize and manage his/her family business. [+]

Students enrolling in Park University’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Kansas City or at one of our campus centers across the country receive a broad education covering the major functional areas of business. This undergraduate major, offered in Kansas City and at our extended campuses, will help a student prepare for a career in business or government leadership and provide him/her with knowledge and skills desired by all types of employers. It can also give one the background to organize and manage his/her family business. Graduates typically seek business administration jobs in production management, personnel management, marketing management, or financial management. Many serve their communities as marketing or management specialists in insurance, real estate, investments, banking, communications, manufacturing, retailing and wholesaling. A number of students with a Business Administration degree move into graduate study in law, management, or other business specialties. Areas of Concentration - Finance - Human Resource Management - International Business - Logistics - Management - Marketing [-]

Bachelor in Finance

Louisiana Tech University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Ruston

The Bachelor of Science in Finance was established at Louisiana Tech in 1976. The curriculum combines a liberal arts foundation and an in-depth coverage of business subjects [+]

Bachelors in Finance in North America 2017. The Bachelor of Science in Finance was established at Louisiana Tech in 1976. The curriculum combines a liberal arts foundation and an in-depth coverage of business subjects with specialized knowledge in a variety of financial topics. While Finance is an industry in itself, as evidenced by stock exchanges and other financial institutions, it is also an integral part of other businesses. A career in Finance will put you into the heart of American business. Finance graduates receive some of the top starting salaries among all business fields. The Finance curriculum at Louisiana Tech offers concentrations in several areas: corporate finance, banking/investments, insurance, and real estate. Courses are designed to provide the specialized knowledge needed in each of these fields. Students may concentrate in any area of their choosing or may elect to combine courses to enhance their individual career goals. FRESHMAN YEAR Course - Business 110 - Computer Information Systems 110 - English 101 - English 102 - Elective - History Elective (100 or 200 level) - Mathematics 101 - Mathematics 125 - Biological Science 101 - Psychology 102 or Sociology 201 - University Seminar 100 (a) SOPHOMORE LEVEL Course - Accounting 201 - Accounting 202 - Business Law 255 - Economics 201 - Economics 202 - English 210, 211, or 212 - Natural Science Elective - Natural Science Elective - Political Science 201 - Quantitative Analysis 233 JUNIOR YEAR Course - Art 290 or KINE 280 or MUGN 290 or SPCH 290 - Business Communications 305 or ENGL 303 or ENGL336 - Economics 312 - Computer Information Systems 310 - Finance 318* - Finance 319* - Management 310 - Management 333 or Accounting 308 - Marketing 300 - Humanities Elective SENIOR YEAR Course - Business 495 - Business 420 - Business Elective (300 or 400 level) - Speech 110 or 377 - Finance 414* - Finance 425* - Finance Elective* - Finance Elective* - Finance Elective* - Elective - International Business Elective** Total hours for curriculum: 120 a Must be taken by all freshmen. May be counted as part of the Elective. May NOT use University Seminar 101 for degree credit. *Requires a minimum grade of "C" in these courses **Approved International Business Courses: Accounting 485, Economics 485, Finance 485, Management 485, Marketing 485 Humanities Elective: History 101, 102, 201, 202, or 360; English 210, 211, or 212; Philosophy 201; Speech 300; upper-level Foreign language (201 or up). Science Elective: Biological Science 101, 102; Geology 111, 112, 201, 202; Physics 205, 206, 220; Chemistry 120, 121. Two courses, 6 hours, must be in sequence (course numbers, not sequential quarters); those possibilities are Biological Science 101 & 102, Geology 111 & 112, Geology 201 & 202; Physics 205 & 206; or Chemistry 120 and 212. Everyone must have at least one Biological Science. **Finance Electives may be selected from the following (these courses are offered subject to enrollment demand and staffing availability): - Finance 330 (3) - Risk & Insurance - Finance 421 (3) - Portfolio Risk Management - Finance 422 (3) - Bank Management - Finance 430 (3) - Advanced Financial Management - Finance 431 (3) - Life Insurance - Finance 442 (3) - Principles of Real Estate & Land Economics - Finance 443 (3) - Appraisal I - Finance 445 (3) - Real Estate Finance - Finance 485 (3) - International Finance *It is strongly advised that Finance majors take at least one CAB Elective (3 hrs) in Accounting or Economics. [-]