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  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    Finance Major

    The mission of the Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics is to provide a quality education in accounting, finance, and economics, and to provide research and service.

    The minimum number of hours required for the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance is 123 semester hours.

  • I. Written Composition: 6 hours

    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 101. Written English I (3)
    • EH 102. Written English II (3)
      OR
    • EH 103. Honors English I (3)
    • EH 104. Honors English II (3)


    II. Humanities and Fine Arts: 12 hours
    A. Six semester hours from the following sequences:

    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
      OR
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
      OR
    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)


    B. Three semester hours from the following:

    • SH 100. Principles of Public Speaking (3)
    • SH 150. Professional Speaking (3)


    C. Three semester hours from the following:

    • AT 100. Introduction to Art (3)
    • MU 100. Introduction to Music (3)
    • TH 100. Introduction to Theatre (3)
      OR
    • HR 100. Honors Forum (1)
      AND
      HR 200. Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary (2)


    III. Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 14 hours
    A. Six to seven semester hours from the following:

    • BQ 271. Business Statistics (3)
    • MH 266. Business Calculus (3)
      OR
      MH 114. Precalculus Trigonometry (3) (Technology Program majors only)
      OR
      MH 121. Calculus I (4) (Engineering Technology majors only)


    B. Eight semester hours of approved science courses with laboratory or eight semester hours from the following:

    • BY 101. Introductory Biology I (4)
    • BY 102. Introductory Biology II (4)
    • BY 103. Honors Biology (4)
    • BY 212. General Botany (4)
    • BY 222. General Zoology (4)
    • BY 231. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
    • BY 232. Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
    • CH 101. Introductory General Chemistry (4)
    • CH 111. General Chemistry I (4)
    • CH 112. General Chemistry II (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • GE 102. Physical Geology (4)
    • PH 101. Introduction to Physical Sciences (4)
    • PH 190. Astronomy (4)
    • PH 201. College Physics I (4)
    • PH 202. College Physics II (4)


    IV. History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 12 hours
    A. Three semester hours from the following:

    • HY 101. History of Western Civilization I (3)
    • HY 103. Honors Western Civilization (3)
    • HY 104. Honors Western Civilization II (3)
    • HY 211. American History I (3)
    • HY 212. American History II (3)


    B. Three semester hours from the following:

    • AN 100. Introduction to Anthropology (3)
    • PS 110. American Government (3)
    • PY 100. General Psychology (3)
    • SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3)


    C. Six semester hours from the following:

    • EC 201. Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    • EC 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (3)


    V . Computer Information Systems: 3 hours
    A. Three semester hours from the following:

    • CS 205. Microcomputer Applications (3) (required for non-CIS majors)
      OR
      CS 210. Introduction to CIS (3) (required for CIS majors)


    VI: UWA Experience: 2 hours
    A. Two semester hours from the following:

    • UWA 101. Freshman Seminar (2) (on campus students only)

    Business Professional Component

    The Business Professional Component requires 40 hours and must be completed by all accounting, business administration, finance, management, marketing, and computer information systems. Students majoring in technology programs are not required to complete the Business Professional Component.

    • AC 211. Accounting I (3)
    • AC 212. Accounting II (3)
    • BA 263. Business Law and Legal Environment (3)
    • BA 420. Business Communications (3)
    • BA 400. Professional Development Seminar (3) *
      or the following based on advisor’s approval
      BA 401 . Professional Development Seminar I (1)
      BA 402 . Professional Development Seminar II (1)
      BA 403 . Professional Development Seminar III (1)
      BA 404 . Professional Development Seminar IV (1) 
    • BA 450. International Business Seminar (3)
    • BQ 371. Business Analytics (3)
    • FI 300. Finance (3)
    • MG 300. Management (3)
    • MG 370. Management Information Systems (3)
    • MG 390. Operations Management (3)
    • MG 490. Strategic Management (3)
    • MK 300. Marketing (3)


    Note(s):  It is recommended to take the above courses in the following order: AC 211, AC 212, BA 263, MK 300, MG 300, FI 300, BQ 371, MG 370, MG 390, BA 400, BA 420, BA 450, MG 490. All incoming juniors should take BA 401 or BA 402 or BA 403. BA 404 should be taken during the student’s last semester.

    *One additional elective hour will be required with this course.

     

     

  • Finance Major Degree Component

    Students are required to take 30 semester hours of course work from the following:

    Required Courses: 21 hours
    • FI 310. Managerial Finance (3)
    • FI 320. Interest Theory and Fixed Income Analysis (3)
    • FI 340. Investments (3)
    • FI 380. Computerized Financial Modeling with VBA (3)
    • FI 401. Ethics for Financial Professionals (1)
    • FI 450. International Financial Statement Analysis (3)
    • FI 480. Financial Derivatives (3)
    • FI 491. Senior Thesis I (1)
    • FI 492. Senior Thesis II (1)

    Select nine (9) hours from the following:

    No more than six (6) hours of accounting (AC) courses can be chosen.
    • AC 311. Intermediate Accounting I (3)
    • AC 312. Intermediate Accounting II (3)
    • AC 321. Cost Accounting (3)
    • AC 331. Federal Income Tax I (3)
    • AC 332. Federal Income Tax II (3)
    • EC 401. Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus (3)
    • EC 402. Intermediate Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics (3)
    • EC 410. Economic Forecasting and Analysis (3)
    • EC 450. International Trade (3)
    • EC 400. Mathematical Economics and Econometric Theory (3)
    • FI 350. Fundamentals of Risk Management and Insurance (3)
    • FI 407. Independent Study in Finance (1-3)
    • FI 410. Monetary Theory and Policy (3)
    • FI 420. Asset Pricing and Portfolio Analysis (3)
    • FI 440. Management of Financial Institutions (3)
    • FI 451. International Finance (3)
    • FI 460. Finance Internship (3)
    • FI 480. Financial Derivatives (3)
    • MH 441. Mathematical Statistics (3)
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