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Business Administration ( Finance and Economics )

Business Administration ( Finance and Economics )

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.

 

Requirements for Students Selecting the Finance and Economics Concentration include:

Course
Title
Credit Hours
Prerequisite

BA323

Corporate Finance

3

BA320

Choice of:

Two electives selected from the following:

6

 

 

BA311  Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

 

BA210

 

BA312 Intermediate Microeconomic  Theory

 

BA210

 

BA321  Money and Banking

 

BA110

 

BA322 Personal Financial Planning

 

 

 

BA421  Investments and Real Estate

 

BA320

 

BA -9- Special Courses in Economics/Finance

 

Advisor approval

 

GE321  Economic Geography

 

 

BA410

Managerial Economics

3

BA310

 

Total

12

 

 

In addition, students must take BA420 International Corporate Finance from the BBA Foundation.

 

What careers are available to someone with a degree in Finance & Economics?

  1. Economists
  2. Financial Analysts
  3. Financial Managers
  4. Management Consultants
  5. Market and Survey Researchers
  6. Mathematicians
  7. News Analysts, Reporters, and Correspondents

Business Administration ( Finance and Economics ) is a Undergraduate Degrees program in the School of Business & Public Administration