Bachelor of science degree

Finance

Bachelor's in Finance

Finance is primarily concerned with the determination of value and making decisions about the allocation of funds in corporate and individual settings. From Wall Street to the neighborhood bank, finance offers diverse and exciting career options in commercial banking, investment banking, corporate finance, financial planning, and other areas.

 

Students who major in Finance can apply their knowledge working in corporations and public finance in determining optimum investment strategies, raising funds to finance these investments, and managing daily operations. Students employed in investment banking and other financial institutions trade in varying types of financial assets such as stocks, bonds, and derivatives, allocate wealth across these assets and manage and hedge risk.

 

Business Administration - Finance Degree Plan

Business Administration - Finance full Study Plan

 

What can I do with my major?

Career Opportunities

Finance careers

  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Analyst 
  • Investor Relations Associate
  • Budget Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Credit Analyst
  • Investment Management
  • Cooperate Financial Analyst

Degree Requirements

The Business department offers four majors: Accounting, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, and Management. Students in any of these Business department programs will take the following course work.

Business Administration-Finance program requirements
A minimum of 122 credits hours total are required for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance is taken through five types of courses: business foundation, core, major, College general education requirements and elective courses.

Business Administration program requirements

AIU General Education requirements

36

School core requirements

40

Major requirements 

46

Total credits required for the degree 

122

General Education Group and Competency Requirements
The college has established General Education Requirements, requiring a total of 37 credits of General Education coursework to be satisfied by all students.  For Business Administration majors, courses within the degree plan marked with an asterisk (*) satisfy the General Education Requirements. 

Core Requirements: Total credits 44 – All majors within the School of Business

Business Administration-Accounting Requirements: Total credits 42

Finance major required courses

Code

Title

Credits

FIN 5000

Financial Statement - Analysis & Modelling  

3

FIN 5215

Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

3

 FIN 5270

Advanced Business Finance

3

FIN 5330

Bank Management    

3

FIN 6996

Corporate Financial Strategies          

3

FIN5890

Internship in Finance

3

FIN 5090

Capital Markets         

3

Electives Courses:  select any 8 courses from the School of Business Administration 

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