Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Business Administration - Concentration in Economics and Finance, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours)

The following General Education Courses are required for the major.

ECON 201Principles of Economics I

3

ECON 202Principles of Economics II

3

SPCH 314Public Speaking

3

MATH 115College Algebra

3

or

MATH 118Precalculus

3

or

MATH 153Applied Calculus

3

or

MATH 165Calculus of Single Variable I

4

B. Major Requirements (57 hours)

1. Core Courses (45 hours)

BUAD 115Introduction to Business

3

ACCT 210Financial Accounting

3

ACCT 220Managerial Accounting

3

BUAD 200Business Communication

3

BUAD 240Ethics

3

BUAD 241Business Law

3

ECON 260Business/Economics Statistics I

3

MNGT 221Principles of Management

3

MRKT 231Principles of Marketing

3

BFIN 311Principles of Finance

3

BUAD 360Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

3

BMIS 380Management Information Systems II

3

BUAD 455Strategic Management

3

BUAD 490Internship I

3

BUAD 190Management Information Systems

3

2. Core Elective (3 hours)

Select one course from each of the pairings of courses below
BUAD 456International Business

3

OR

BFIN 455International Financial Management

3

OR

ECON 455International Economics

3

C. Related Area Requirements (3 hours)

PSY 212General Psychology

3

D. Concentration Requirements (24 hours)

1. Concentration Core (12 hours)

ECON 470Microeconomic Analysis

3

ECON 480Macroeconomics Analysis

3

BFIN 320Financial Management

3

BFIN 350Investments

3

2. Concentration Electives (12 hours)

Select only 4 courses from the list of courses below
ECON 376Public Finance

3

BFIN 415Financial Management Policy and Strategy

3

BFIN 420Portfolio Construction and Management

3

ECON 325Current Economic Problems

3

BFIN 425Commercial Bank Management

3

ECON 318Money, Credit, and Banking

3

BFIN 210Personal Financial Management

3

BUAD 365Business Research and Report Writing

3

BFIN 450Financial Risk Management

3

ECON 261Business/Economics Statistics II

3

ECON 360Econometrics

3

ECON 435Economic Development

3

E. Free Electives (10 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

B.S. Degree in Business Administration Suggested Curriculum Guide for Concentration in Economics and Finance

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

BUAD 115Introduction to Business

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

HIST 140History of World Civilization, Prehistoric to 1500

3

OR

HIST 141History of World Civilization, 1500 to the Present

3

MATH 115College Algebra

3

OR

MATH 118Precalculus

3

OR

MATH 153Applied Calculus

3

OR

MATH 165Calculus of Single Variable I

4

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

Natural Science

3

Natural Science Lab

1

Physical Education Activity

1

ECON 201Principles of Economics I

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

BUAD 190Management Information Systems

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

ACCT 210Financial Accounting

3

BUAD 200Business Communication

3

SPCH 314Public Speaking

3

ECON 202Principles of Economics II

3

ENGL 201World Literature I

3

OR

ENGL 202World Literature II

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

ACCT 220Managerial Accounting

3

PSY 212General Psychology

3

BUAD 241Business Law

3

ECON 260Business/Economics Statistics I

3

Fine Arts Elective 1

2

Free Elective 1

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

First Semester

MRKT 231Principles of Marketing

3

BFIN 311Principles of Finance

3

BMIS 380Management Information Systems II

3

MNGT 221Principles of Management

3

Concentration Elective 1

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

BUAD 360Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

3

BUAD 240Ethics

3

BFIN 320Financial Management

3

ECON 470Microeconomic Analysis

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

BUAD 490Internship I

3

BFIN 350Investments

3

ECON 480Macroeconomics Analysis

3

ECON 455International Economics

3

OR

BUAD 456International Business

3

OR

BFIN 455International Financial Management

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

BUAD 455Strategic Management

3

Concentration Elective 1

1

Concentration Elective 1

1

Concentration Elective 1

1

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 120