Banking and Financial Markets Concentration

The objective of the Banking and Financial Markets concentration is to provide additional study in the areas of financial management of commercial banks including the organization, operation, financing and functions of banks and certain related financial institutions. This program is specifically designed for those students interested in pursuing careers in banking, bank regulatory agencies, or in related financial institutions, such as credit unions, sales and consumer finance companies, and government agencies.

For this concentration, students complete a total of eighteen (18) credit hours, including fifteen (15) credit hours in required courses, and three (3) credit hours in concentration electives. The completion of specified courses in business finance, banking, and investment science and portfolio management may be applied toward concentration requirements in all three areas.

Banking and Financial Markets Required Courses
FNBK 3400INVESTMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES3
FNBK 3500FINANCIAL MARKETS3
FNBK 3650COMMERCIAL BANK MANAGEMENT3
FNBK 3700INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
FNBK 4150INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
Banking and Financial Markets Concentration Electives
Select 3 credit hours from the following:3
FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN FINANCE AND BANKING
FINANCE AND BANKING INTERNSHIP
RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS MANAGERS
FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Banking and Financial Markets Concentration Recommended Electives
The following are recommended electives:
BASIC FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION
INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
INTERMEDIATE MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE
Total Credits18