Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Finance (BSBA)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
320.101 Composition I OR392.150 Intro to Info Tech or 94.175 Intro to BIS
 92.150 Intro to Info Tech or 94.175 Intro to BIS OR 20.101 Composition I
340.121 Principles of Economics I340.122 Principles of Economics II
353.118 Applied Matrix Algebra353.123 Essentials Calculus
3General Education Group A (Humanities) OR 40.156 Business & Economics Math
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)391.220 Financial Accounting
109.100 Optional University Seminar3General Education Group A (Humanities)
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
390.333 Business Comm & Report Writing325.103 Public Speaking
 OR 25.103 Public Speaking OR 90.333 Business Comm & Report Writing
340.256 Business & Economics Statistics393.244 Principles of Management
391.223 Managerial Accounting396.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance
3General Education Group C (Natural Science/Math)398.331 Law and Legal Environments
3General Education Course B (Social Sciences)3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making
  1Fitness and Recreational Skills
15Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
396.323 Financial Markets & Institutions396.413 International Finance
396.343 Investment Management396xxx Finance Elective
3Finance/Business Elective3Finance/Business Elective
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group C (Natural Science/Math)
3General Education Course C (Natural Science/Math)1Fitness and Recreational Skills
15Total Semester Credits13Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
397.310 Marketing Principles & Practice393.481 Business Policies
3Finance/Business Elective396.454 Advanced Corporate Finance
3Finance/Business Elective3Finance/Business Elective
3Finance/Business Elective3Finance/Business Elective
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3Free Elective
15Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is shown as an example only; they may be taken in any order. General Education Policy allows a student to double count one Communications, Quantitative or Values course as one Group A, B, or C. If using this option, take one additional Free Elective.

Students who take 52.123 rather than 40.156 may use 40.256 as the Quantitative Gened; 53.123 then counts as a Group C. Take an additional Free Elective if using this option. Total credits must equal 120 Always consult advisor before selecting Business and Finance Electives. One additional course selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as a Diversity course. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor. 062408