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Finance (B.S.B.A.) (Fall 2007)

Administered by Department of Finance and Legal Studies

Effective Fall, 2007

Students majoring in a B.S.B.A. degree program in the College of Business must take at least 50 percent of the business credit hours required for the business degree at Bloomsburg University.

In addition to 63 semester hours of general education requirements, the program in finance requires 24 hours of core business courses, 18 hours of courses specific to the major, plus 15 hours of business electives to meet the university requirement for a bachelor of science in business administration degree.

Among general education courses specifically required are:

20.101 English Composition I

20.201 English Composition II

25.103 Public Speaking

40.121 Principles of Economics I

40.122 Principles of Economics II

53.118 Applied Matrix Algebra

40.256 Business and Economics Statistics

Choose one of the following two courses or a higher level calculus course:

40.156 Business and Economics Math

53.123 Essentials of Calculus

Business Core:

91.220 Financial Accounting

91.223 Managerial Accounting

92.150 Introduction to Information Technology

93.244 Principles of Management

93.481 Business Polices and Strategies

96.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance

97.310 Marketing Principles and Practice

98.331 Law and Legal Environment

*There are six prerequisites to 96.313, noted in the catalogue course description.

Finance Specialization

91.321 Intermediate Accounting I

96.323 Financial Markets and Institutions

96.343 Investment Management

96.454 Advanced Corporate Finance

96.413 International Finance

Plus one upper-level finance elective

Electives - Students must choose 15 semester hours in elective courses from General Business, Accounting, Computer and Information Systems, Management, Office Systems, Finance, Marketing and Legal Studies. Some additional courses are available as well; students should consult their adviser or the department chair.