Major in Finance

The BBA in Finance prepares business students for a career in banking, investments, real estate, and other financial areas. The small upper-level finance classes allow valuable interaction with faculty members possessing a wealth of financial experience. Finance majors are encouraged to apply for the Clayton Investment Team which is a student managed 1 million dollar investment fund. The real-world experience gained is an invaluable learning tool that can distinguish the FHU finance graduate in the job market.

Degree Requirements

Course of Study for B.B.A. Majors in Finance and B.B.A./M.B.A. in Finance
I. General Education Requirements 46 hours

II. Common Professional Component for all B.B.A. majors:
ACC 231 Principles of Accounting I 3 hours
ACC 233 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 254 Business Technology 3
BUS 351 Business Communication 3
BUS 354 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS 355 Statistical and Quantitative Analysis for Business  3
BUS 455 Business Ethics 3
BUS 459 Business Strategy 3
ECO 271 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 272 Microeconomics 3
FIN 385 Managerial Finance 3
MGT 241 Principles of Management 3
MKT 261 Principles of Marketing 3
39 hours


 

III. Major Requirements

B.B.A. Major in Finance:

ACC 332 Management Accounting 3 hours
ACC 430 Principles of Taxation 3
FIN 383 Risk Management 3
FIN 386 Financial Markets and Institutions 3
FIN 486 Investments 3
FIN 487 International Finance 3
Internship or upper-division business electives 6
    24 hours


 

IV. Electives (including additional Bible)

B.B.A./M.B.A. in Finance:

17 hours
ACC 332 Management Accounting 3 hours
ACC 430 Principles of Taxation 3
FIN 383 Risk Management 3
FIN 386 Financial Markets Institutions 3
FIN 486 Investments 3
FIN 487 International Finance 3
     
ACC 530 Accounting for Internal Decision Making 3
ACC 536 Accounting for External Decision Making 3
ACC/BUS 537 Business Controls and Accountability (cross-listed) 3
BUS 550 Analytical Decision Tools 3
BUS 559 Strategic Decision Making 3
ECO 570  Economic Thought
FIN 580 Financial Managment 3
LDR 543 Leading Teams and Organizations 3
MGT 540 Operations Management 3
MKT 560 Marketing Management 3
    48 hours
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