Bachelor of Business Administration
Department of Finance, Real Estate, and Decision Sciences (F.R.E.D.S)
Finance is the study of the acquisition, distribution, and flow of funds. Finance professionals analyze capital markets in relation to risk and time factors to make decisions about saving money, lending money, and investing money.
Financial professionals may work with individuals (personal finance), businesses (corporate finance) and within government agencies (public finance). Financial service job opportunities exist in banking, real estate, and insurance. Managerial finance and investment career opportunities include capital budgeting, credit management, portfolio management and personal financial planning. Finance majors may choose to become a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Also available is an emphasis in real estate.
- FIN 340 must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better.
- All majors must have at least 12 unduplicated credit hours.
- A maximum of 3 credit hours of co-op (FIN 481) may be counted in the finance major.
- Finance major consists of 21 credit hours. Some courses have prerequisites.