Business Finance Concentration

The objective of the business finance concentration is to prepare students for careers in such areas as financial management, capital budgeting, and international financial management. The focus is on the functions of finance in the firm, cash management, sources of financing, the financial system and strategic capital budgeting.

For this concentration, students must 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.

Business Finance Concentration Required Courses
FNBK 3000FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS3
FNBK 3400INVESTMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES3
FNBK 3500FINANCIAL MARKETS3
FNBK 3700INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
FNBK 4150INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
Business Finance Concentration Elective Courses
Select 3 credit hours from the following:3
COMMERCIAL BANK MANAGEMENT
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN FINANCE AND BANKING
FINANCE AND BANKING INTERNSHIP
RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS MANAGERS
FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Business Finance 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

Secondary Concentration in Business Finance

A secondary concentration in business finance, as a supplement to another BSBA concentration, may be obtained by completing the following:

Required Courses
FNBK 4150INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
FNBK 3400INVESTMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES3
Additional Courses
Select 6 additional credit hours of finance and banking courses beyond FNBK 32506
Total Credits12