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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Finance, BBA


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A bachelor degree in the field of finance prepares students in areas such as budgeting, forecasting, investing, valuation and obtaining funds for business operations.

Program Advisor: Dr. Mostafa Malki

Mostafa.Malki@untdallas.edu

Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in finance includes the following:

  1. Hours Required and General/College Requirements:   A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  2. Business Core Requirements:   Completion of a minimum of 42 hours designated as business core requirements.
  3. Major Requirements:  The finance major requires 36 hours of accounting and business courses
  4. Requirements:   All students entering the finance program must have an overall cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 2.0, a UNT Dallas Grade Point Average of at least 2.0, and be in good academic standing.

Curriculum

Students will earn 42 hours in CORE curriculum courses.  The recommended courses are as follows:

Communication 1

ENGL 1313 - College Writing I

(*Grade of C or better required)

3

Communication 2

ENGL 1323 - College Writing II

(*Grade of C or better required)

3

Mathematics

MATH 1680 Elementary Probability and Statistics

3

Life & Physical Sciences 1

Choose from: BIOL 1132, CHEM 1360, or GEOG 1710

3

Life & Physical Sciences 2

Choose from: BIOL 1132, CHEM 1360, or GEOG 1710

3

Language, Philosophy, & Culture

Choose from: ENGL 2220 or LING 2050

3

Creative Arts

ART 1300 - Art Appreciation

3

American History 1

HIST 2610 - US History to 1865

3

American History 2

HIST 2620 - US History 1865 to Present

3

Government & Political Science 1

PSCI 1040 - American Government: Laws and Institutions

3

Government & Political Science 2

PSCI 1050 - American Government: Process and Policies

3

Social & Behavioral Science

ECON 1110 - Macroeconomics

(*Double-dip w/ business core)

3

Component Area 1

COMM 1010 - Intro to Communication

(*Double-dip w/ business core)

3

Component Area 2

Choose from: BUSI 1340, CJUS 2100, CJUS 2600, or SOCI 2070

3

 

Students will earn at least 42 hours of required business core courses as listed below:

ECON 1100 - Microeconomics

3

ECON 1110 - Macroeconomics (may be taken as CORE)

3

COMM 1010 - Introduction to Communication (may be taken as CORE)

3

Select ONE:

·        MATH 1680 - Elementary Probability and Statistics

·        MATH 1190 - Business Calculus

(*Prerequisite: MATH 1100 or higher)

 

3

BCIS 2610 - Intro to Computers in Business

(*Prerequisite: MATH 1100 or higher)

3

ACCT 2010 - Accounting Principles I

(*Prerequisite: MATH 1100 or higher)

3

ACCT 2020 - Accounting Principles II

(*Prerequisite: ACCT 2010 with grade of C or higher)

3

DSCI 2710 - Data Description and Analysis

3

BLAW 2300 - Legal & Ethical Environment of Business

(*Prerequisites: PSCI 1040 and PSCI 1050)

3

BCIS 3610 - Basic Information Systems

(*Prerequisite: BCIS 2610)

3

MKTG 3650 - Foundations of Marketing Practice

(*Prerequisite: Junior Standing)

3

DSCI 3710 - Business Statistics

(*Prerequisite: DSCI 2710 with a grade of C or better)

3

FINA 3770 - Finance

(*Prerequisites: ACCT 2010 and ACCT 2020 with a grade of C or better)

3

MGMT 3720 - Organizational Behavior

3

MGMT 3830 - Operations Management

(*Prerequisite: DSCI 2710)

3

BUSI 4940 - Business Policy **Graduating Seniors Only**

3

 

Students will earn the following 36 credit hours to complete the finance major:

FINA 4200 - Investments

(*Prerequisites: FINA 3770 with a grade of C or better)

 

3

FINA 4300 - Liquidity & Working Capital Management

(*Prerequisites: FINA3770 with a grade of C or better)

3

FINA 4310 - Valuation & Financial Decisions

(*Prerequisites: FINA3770 with a grade of C or better)

3

FINA 4400 - Financial Markets & Institutions

(*Prerequisites: FINA3770 with a grade of C or better)

3

FINA 4500 - International Finance

(*Prerequisites: FINA3770 with a grade of C or better)

3

ECON 3560 Intermediate Macro-Theory

3

ECON 4850 International Trade

3

LSCM 3960 Logistics and Supply Chain Management

3

MGMT 3330 Communicating in Business

3

BLAW 4450 Corporation Law

3

Advanced 3xxx or 4xxx Business Elective

3

Advanced 3xxx or 4xxx Business Elective

3

 

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