The Bachelor of Science degree in Finance is designed for those interested in pursuing managerial or consultative careers in various finance areas such as banking, trust operations, insurance, or risk management. In addition to the General Education outcomes, the student will be given the opportunity to:
- Recognize contemporary central banking and bank regulation issues comparing the US, Euro zone and the UK.
- Identify banking practices and procedures.
- Apply general principles of law to financial decision-making, risk analysis and liabilities.
- Analyze insurance and risk management and the different lines of insurance, product distribution, re-insurance and basic legal concepts applicable to insurance.
- Explain the principles from finance and economics and the connection between financial markets and the economy.
- Describe public policy issues as to how financial markets, governments, and central banks conduct monetary policy.
- Describe the types of foreign exchange and foreign markets along with international monetary systems and exchange rate systems.
- Apply principles of financial management of national and multinational firms regarding cash management, intra-firm transfer, control and capital budgeting.
- Describe core concepts and tools in making investment decisions, managing a portfolio and developing, implementing, and monitoring a successful investment program.
- Examine the principles and techniques of organizing and interpreting empirical data for the purpose of developing a thesis-driven paper.
|Course ID||Subject Area||Credits|
|Area I: General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree|
|GS 101||Introduction to College Studies: Technology, Leadership, and Success||(5)|
|GS/SH 110||Environmental Science, Sustainability, and Health||(5)|
|EN 104||English Composition and Writing||(5)|
|EN 105||Mechanics and Research of Academic Writing||(5)|
|EN 202||Introduction to Public Speaking, Communication, and Self-Awareness||(5)|
|GS/IT 109||Technology in the Information Age||(5)|
|MA 105||Introduction to College Algebra||(5)|
|MA 205||Application of Math in Society||(5)|
|MA 210||Applied Statistics||(5)|
|PY 220||Introduction to Psychology: Development, Personality, and Motivation||(5)|
|SO 202||Introduction to Sociology: Culture and Diversity in a Global Society||(5)|
|SO 235||Local and Global Citizenship with Experiential Learning (See p. 14 for additional costs)||(5)|
|Total General Education Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree||(60)|
|Area II: Business Requirements|
|BE 101||Introduction to Business||(5)|
|BE 104||Introduction to Accounting||(5)|
|BE 201||Principles of Microeconomics||(5)|
|BE 202||Principles of Macroeconomics||(5)|
|BE 211||Financial Accounting||(5)|
|BE 225||Managerial Accounting||(5)|
|BE 300||Communication in Business and Report Writing||(5)|
|BE 308||Business Law||(5)|
|BE 309||Business Data Analytics||(5)|
|BS 402||Principles of Research Methodology||(5)|
|Area II: Total Business Requirements||(60)|
|Area III: Finance Requirements|
|BE 207||Elements of Banking||(5)|
|BE 210||General Principles of Law||(5)|
|BE 230||Principles of Insurance||(5)|
|BE 302||Money and Banking||(5)|
|BE 332||Risk Management||(5)|
|BE 432 or BS 424||International Financial Management or International Experiential Learning: Global Finance||(5)|
|BE 436||Advanced Investments||(5)|
|BS 485||Application through Experiential Learning||(5)|
|Total Finance Requirements||(50)|
|Area IV: Approved International Experiential Learning Course or Business Elective||(5)|
|Area V: Capstone|
|BS 490A||Undergraduate Capstone Project I||(2)|
|BS 490B||Undergraduate Capstone Project II||(3)|
|Total Credits Required for Graduation||(180)|