Problem-solving skills and rational decision-making practices.

Finance

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The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

Management of financial resources is critical to the success and sustainability of both private and public organizations. An understanding of financial concepts, qualitative and quantitative problem-solving skills, and rational decision-making practices are important learning outcomes of the courses in the specialization in finance.

The courses in the specialization in finance focus on both corporate finance and personal finance with the intent of preparing the student for a career or further education related to finance. 

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The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in finance requires successful completion of the following courses:

Required:

  • Math 1120 (Calculus for Managerial, Social and Life Sciences) OR Math 1910 (Single Variable Calculus  I)  (It is recommended that students take their required Math course before they begin their third year of studies.)
  • Accounting 2020 (Introductory Financial Accounting – Part II)
  • Business 3330 (formerly 415) (Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance) see note below
  • Business 3340 (formerly 421) (Personal Finance) see note below
  • Business 3660 (Entrepreneurial Finance)
  • Business 4390 (International Finance)

Any FOUR of the following courses:

  • Business 2870 (International Business)
  • Business 3020 (Business Law – Part II)
  • Business 4320 (Applied Investment Management)
  • Economics 2030 (Intermediate Microeconomics)
  • Economics 2040 (Intermediate Macroeconomics)
  • Economics 2310 (Mathematical Economics)
  • Economics 2910 (Managerial Economics)
  • Economics 3710 (Economics of Sports)
  • Economics 4050 (Financial Economics)
  • Economics 4120 (Public Finance)
  • Math 2220 (Statistics II)
     

Note regarding Business 3330 and 3340: The core BBA program requires students to take Business 3330 or 3340, but students taking the specialization in finance must take both courses.  

To qualify for a specialization in finance, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the ten courses of this specialization.

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The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

Overview

Management of financial resources is critical to the success and sustainability of both private and public organizations. An understanding of financial concepts, qualitative and quantitative problem-solving skills, and rational decision-making practices are important learning outcomes of the courses in the specialization in finance.

The courses in the specialization in finance focus on both corporate finance and personal finance with the intent of preparing the student for a career or further education related to finance. 

Course Structure

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in finance requires successful completion of the following courses:

Required:

  • Math 1120 (Calculus for Managerial, Social and Life Sciences) OR Math 1910 (Single Variable Calculus  I)  (It is recommended that students take their required Math course before they begin their third year of studies.)
  • Accounting 2020 (Introductory Financial Accounting – Part II)
  • Business 3330 (formerly 415) (Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance) see note below
  • Business 3340 (formerly 421) (Personal Finance) see note below
  • Business 3660 (Entrepreneurial Finance)
  • Business 4390 (International Finance)

Any FOUR of the following courses:

  • Business 2870 (International Business)
  • Business 3020 (Business Law – Part II)
  • Business 4320 (Applied Investment Management)
  • Economics 2030 (Intermediate Microeconomics)
  • Economics 2040 (Intermediate Macroeconomics)
  • Economics 2310 (Mathematical Economics)
  • Economics 2910 (Managerial Economics)
  • Economics 3710 (Economics of Sports)
  • Economics 4050 (Financial Economics)
  • Economics 4120 (Public Finance)
  • Math 2220 (Statistics II)
     

Note regarding Business 3330 and 3340: The core BBA program requires students to take Business 3330 or 3340, but students taking the specialization in finance must take both courses.  

To qualify for a specialization in finance, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the ten courses of this specialization.

Faculty

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

Overview

Management of financial resources is critical to the success and sustainability of both private and public organizations. An understanding of financial concepts, qualitative and quantitative problem-solving skills, and rational decision-making practices are important learning outcomes of the courses in the specialization in finance.

The courses in the specialization in finance focus on both corporate finance and personal finance with the intent of preparing the student for a career or further education related to finance. 

Course Structure

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in finance requires successful completion of the following courses:

Required:

  • Math 1120 (Calculus for Managerial, Social and Life Sciences) OR Math 1910 (Single Variable Calculus  I)  (It is recommended that students take their required Math course before they begin their third year of studies.)
  • Accounting 2020 (Introductory Financial Accounting – Part II)
  • Business 3330 (formerly 415) (Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance) see note below
  • Business 3340 (formerly 421) (Personal Finance) see note below
  • Business 3660 (Entrepreneurial Finance)
  • Business 4390 (International Finance)

Any FOUR of the following courses:

  • Business 2870 (International Business)
  • Business 3020 (Business Law – Part II)
  • Business 4320 (Applied Investment Management)
  • Economics 2030 (Intermediate Microeconomics)
  • Economics 2040 (Intermediate Macroeconomics)
  • Economics 2310 (Mathematical Economics)
  • Economics 2910 (Managerial Economics)
  • Economics 3710 (Economics of Sports)
  • Economics 4050 (Financial Economics)
  • Economics 4120 (Public Finance)
  • Math 2220 (Statistics II)
     

Note regarding Business 3330 and 3340: The core BBA program requires students to take Business 3330 or 3340, but students taking the specialization in finance must take both courses.  

To qualify for a specialization in finance, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the ten courses of this specialization.

Faculty

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

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Careers in corporate finance and personal finance, or further education related to finance.

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Full descriptions for courses in the specialization in finance are listed on the Bachelor of Business Administration program page.

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