Bachelor of Business Administration
Turner College of Business
Department of Accounting and Finance
- Program Description
- Admission Requirements
- Learning Outcomes
- Additional Program Requirements
- Program of Study
- 4 Year Course Schedule
The finance program provides students with foundation courses to be a competent professional in the financial services industry or a corporate financial planning function. The program also provides students with the foundation to pursue post-graduation certifications such as Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Analyst, Appraiser or attend graduate school.
In addition, the program works with the math department to provide a minor in actuarial science. Students are offered the opportunity to study a variety of required and elective courses in real estate and financial services totaling 21 hours. The program offers courses day, at night or online on a rotating basis.
Students receiving a BBA degree from the Turner College of Business will:
- Demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving and decision-making in a business context.
- Demonstrate knowledge of key business disciplines and concepts.
- Recognize and analyze ethical issues in a business context.
- Demonstrate knowledge of global business concepts and cultural diversity in a business context.
- Communicate effectively in a business context.
- Demonstrate proficiency in using information technology in a business context.
Students who complete the Finance program will be able to:
- Understand and apply the time value of money concepts to basic asset valuations
- Determine and analyze the appropriate measures of risk and return on individual assets and portfolios
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of financial instruments, institutions and markets
- Apply critical-thinking and decision-making analyses to capital budgeting decisions.
Additional Program Requirements
Program of Study
Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
Select two of the following courses:
Select one of the following courses: Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: Students must complete Area B and Area D with a combined total of 15 credit hours within the following ranges: Area B, 4-5 hours; Area D1, 7-8 hours; Area D2, 3-4 hours. Any additional hours may be applied to Area F or beyond, depending on the program of study. Students should consult their advisors.
Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
D1: Select two science courses from the list below, one of which must include a lab.
ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional)
BIOL 1215K (lab included)
BIOL 1125 (no lab)
ENVS 1105/1105L (lab optional)
D2: Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
*MATH 1125 is recommended for students considering graduate studies.
Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
Take the following course:
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
A grade of "C" or better is required for each course in Area F. Students will not be allowed to take Area G courses until this requirement is met.
ACCT 2102 Principles of Accounting 2
BUSA 2115 Introduction to Business
Area G BBA Core Required Hours: 27
A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required for Area G.
(C or better required in your major’s prerequisite course and BUSA 4185)
BUSA 3116 Quantitative Analysis for Business 2
BUSA 3135 International Business
BUSA 4000 Business Professional Exit Requirement
(taken in last semester)
Select the following course:
BUSA 3126 Business Law
Area H Major Course Requirements Required Hours: 21
A minimum grade of "C" is required in each of the following courses:
FINC 3125 Investments
FINC 3135 Financial Institutions and Technologies
FINC 4185 Financial Planning and Control
FINC 3***/4*** Elective
FINC/FTA 3***/4*** Elective
Area I General Electives Required Hours: 12
A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required for Area I business electives.
Select 9 hours of electives from the following:
ACCT/BUSA/MISM/ECON/ENTR/FINC/FTA/MGMT/MKTG 3***/4*** Elective
Non-Business Elective - 3 hours 1***/2***/3***/4***
Total Hours Required: 123