The Bachelor of Business Administration Finance and Economics Concentration is for students interested in further graduate study and professional careers in fields such as financial analysis and management, treasury, cash management, risk management, economic analysis and policy-making, and planning. Jobs in these fields are found in many different types of business firms and at various levels of government. This Concentration is also for students interested in specialized industries such as banking, brokerage, insurance, personal financial planning and real estate. Although the emphasis is on profit-oriented organizations, the principles and concepts developed are also applicable to not-for-profit and autonomous government organizations. Finance and Economics courses stress general management concerns with particular emphasis on economic, financial and quantitative analysis. Students are developed to think logically about problems, to understand how markets and economic/ financial institutions operate, and to see the interrelationships among consumers, businesses and governments. Students are provided with applied concepts, tools and techniques for formulating decisions and policies.
Two electives selected from the following:
BA311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
BA312 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
BA321 Money and Banking
BA322 Personal Financial Planning
BA421 Investments and Real Estate
BA -9- Special Courses in Economics/Finance
GE321 Economic Geography
In addition, students must take BA420 International Corporate Finance from the BBA Foundation.