B.B.A. Finance

https://www.tamuct.edu/degrees/undergraduate/finance.html

OVERVIEW

The Bachelor’s degree in Finance prepares students to pursue a career in finance in a global economy as well as pursue advanced degrees.

Students have the flexibility to focus on courses that meet specific career objectives and related certifications, such as:

  • financial planning
  • corporate finance
  • business development

You will have the opportunity to work with experienced and dedicated faculty committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching. 

Talk with an advisor to find out how you can pursue a micro-credential (9 credit hours) while pursuing this degree. Micro-credential options: Business Analytics & Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Accounting Analysis, Project Management, and Supply Chain Management.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in written communications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in oral presentations.
  • Exhibit cross-cultural competencies that will aid in communicating and working with people from different cultures.
  • Design and defend a reasoned resolution to an ethical challenge.
  • Demonstrate knowledge proficiency in the core business disciplines and integrate across multiple business disciplines.
  • Make decisions through business data analysis
  • Demonstrate the ability to value financial assets.
  • Produce financial analysis of an investment decision.

Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance Program Requirements

Refer to the General Education Core Requirements page for more information on the CORE REQ coursework. The Field of Study (FOS) courses are listed in the footnotes (if applicable). At least 120 credit hours are required for the degree.

First Year
Fall
CORE REQ Communications (010)3
MATH 1324Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences (CORE REQ (020) 13
CORE REQ Life and Physical Science (030)3
CORE REQ Creative Arts (050)3
ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Accounting (CORE REQ (090) 13
Spring
CORE REQ Language, Philosophy and Culture (040)3
CORE REQ Life and Physical Science (030)3
ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics (CORE REQ (080) 13
ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Accounting (DEG REQ) 13
BCIS 1305Business Computer Applications (DEG REQ) 13
Second Year
Fall
CORE REQ Communications (010)3
CORE REQ American History (060)3
CORE REQ Government/Political Science (070)3
ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics (CORE REQ (090)3
Any Level Elective 13
Spring
CORE REQ American History (060)3
CORE REQ Government/Political Science (070)3
Any Level Elective 13
Any Level Elective 13
Any Level Elective 13
Third Year
Fall
FIN 3301Financial Management I3
ACCT 3301Accounting and Finance Data Analytics 13
FIN 3303Money and Banking3
or ECON 3303 Money and Banking
ACCT 3303Intermediate Accounting I3
BUSI 3311Business Statistics3
or BUSI 2305 Business Statistics
Spring
FIN 4303Case Studies in Finance3
FIN 4304Investments3
BUSI 3332Legal Environment of Business3
or BUSI 2301 Business Law
MGMT 3301Principles of Management3
Fourth Year
Fall
FIN 4300Advanced Financial Management3
FIN 4301International Financial Management3
FIN 4307Analysis of Fin Statements3
BUSI 4301Business Ethics3
MKTG 3301Marketing3
Spring
FIN 4308Risk Management3
ACCT 4350Management Information Systems3
BUSI 4359Business Strategy3
Upper-Level COBA Electives 29
Total Credit Hours120