Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

General Education Requirements
School of Business General Education Requirements9
School of Business Foundation Requirements12.5
Required Courses 1
FINA 303Money & Financial Institutions1
FINA 320Investments1
FINA 412Multinational Finance1
FINA 414Corporate Financial Management1
Elective Courses in the Major
Select any two of the following, with a minimum of one unit in Finance:2
Principles of Financial Planning
Principles of Insurance and Risk Management
Real Estate Principles
Bank Management
Financial Risk Management
Equity Fund Management 1
Fixed Income Management 1
Financial Accounting I
Financial Accounting II
Econometrics II
General Electives 24.5
Total Units32

Roland George Investments Program Courses. These require permission of instructor for entrance.


In or Outside the School of Business

All students in the School of Business must meet the following General Education requirements in addition to specific requirements within the major area of study. Furthermore, School of Business majors have a common set of Business Foundation courses which must be met. The specific additional requirements of the individual majors are found in the following sections.

Each student must complete at least four writing or writing enhanced (WE) courses to complete the University Writing Requirement. At least two of these courses must be from General Education. Based upon Admissions application information, students may be placed in ENGL 100; ENGL 100 may be used to count toward the Writing requirement.

FSEM 100First Year Seminar1
Quantitative Reasoning
Select one of the following:1
Calculus for Business Decisions
Calculus I with Review Part 2
Calculus I with Analytic Geometry
Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Natural World
Foreign Language at 102 level1
Historical Inquiry (any H course)1
Physical and Natural World (any P course)1
Select courses in 2 of the following 4 areas:2
Creative Arts (includes A, MUSC, MUSA or MUSE courses) 1
Culture and Belief (any B course)
Individuals, Societies, and Social Systems (any S course)
Quantitative Reasoning (any Q course, except ECON 102Q or MATH 125Q or STAT 301Q or MATH 131Q or MATH 141Q)
Personal and Social Responsibility and Junior Seminar
SOBA 209EThe Legal, Social and Ethical Environment of Business1
Select one Junior Seminar from the areas below:1
Environmental Responsibility (any R/JS course)
Ethical or Spiritual Inquiry (any E/JS course)
Health and Wellness (any W/JS course)
Human Diversity (any D/JS course)
Social Justice (any J/JS course)
Total Units9

Course(s) must equal four credits or 1 unit.

Common Body of Knowledge
SOBA 100Transitions I: Self Ownership and Direction0.5
ECON 103SEssentials of Economics I1
BSAN 111Introduction to Business Analytics1
SOBA 205Professional Communications1
BSAN 250Management Information Systems1
STAT 301QBusiness Statistics1
ACCT 211Introduction to Financial Accounting1
ACCT 212Introduction to Management Accounting1
INTL 201International Business and Culture (or equivalent) 21
FINA 311Business Finance1
MKTG 315The Marketplace and Consumers1
MGMT 305Human Relations, Leadership and Teamwork1
MGMT 495Strategic Management1
Total Units12.5

Must be taken during the freshman year of study


The International Business and Culture requirement may be satisfied with INTL 201 or any other internationally-focused business course. Note that a single course may not count for both the Common Body of Knowledge requirement and a course requirement within a major.

Co-Curricular/Cultural Attendance Requirements

In addition to all academic requirements, students are required, for graduation, to complete 24 events. The Dean’s Office provides a list of approved events each semester. Students may also view the list of co-curricular events under Calendar of Events at

Technology Proficiency Requirements

All students in the School of Business Administration are required to demonstrate technical proficiency in four MS-Office applications. This requirement is broken down into two separate components. The First Component is proficiency in MS-Word and MS-PowerPoint (BSAN 100). Students may demonstrate proficiency in this area only by passing an exemption examination that covers both applications. Examinations are scheduled periodically throughout the academic year.

The Second Component is proficiency in MS-Excel and MS-Access. Students may demonstrate proficiency in this area in two ways. Enrolling in BSAN 101 or passing an exemption examination that covers both applications. Examinations are scheduled periodically throughout the academic year.