B.B.A. Degree in Finance
The finance major promotes the development of effective practitioners. Graduates go directly to the work force in the financial services sector or business financial management. Others find finance helpful for graduate business, law, and other professional fields.
An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree will:
- Gain competency in the foundational areas of business.
- Understand the importance of ethics, values, morals, and social responsibility and relate them to the Christian worldview.
- Possess critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
- Be able to work effectively in a global context.
- Develop professional and persuasive communication skills.
Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours.
1 Hour introduction to business chosen from
- BUSA-1111 Business Orientation
- BUSA-1211 Introduction to Business
12 Hours lower division
- ACCT-2113 Accounting Principles I
- ACCT-2213 Accounting Principles II
- ECON-2113 Macroeconomic Principles
- ECON-2213 Microeconomic Principles
9 Hours math
- MATH-1223 Mathematical Functions and Modeling
- MATH-2113 Business Calculus
- MATH-2913 Statistical Methods
24 Hours upper division
- BUSA-3213 Business Law
- BUSA-3713 Business Ethics
- COMM-3113 Business and Professional Communication
- FINC-3313 Principles of Finance
- INFO-3616 Management Information Systems
- INTL-3313 International Business
- MGMT-3113 Principles of Management
- MKTG-3313 Principles of Marketing
3 Hours capstone
- MGMT-4613 Strategic Management
12 Hours specialized courses
- ACCT-4513 Financial Accounting Statement Analysis
- FINC-4113 Advanced Financial Management
- FINC-4313 Financial Markets and Institutions
- FINC-4613 Financial Modeling
9 Hours specialized finance courses chosen from
- FINC-3513 Money and Banking
- FINC-3613 Investment Analysis
- FINC-3813 Personal Finance
- FINC-4123 International Finance
- FINC-4513 Advanced Topics in Finance
- FINC-4713 Principles of Insurance
3 Hours chosen from
- ACCT-3113 Intermediate Accounting I
- ACCT-3413 Income Taxation
- MATH-4113 Probability and Statistics
3 Hours business
- ACCT-3313 Cost Accounting I
Finance Major with a concentration in actuarial science
For the current finance major, this would only require a mathematics minor.
Mathematics minor suggested courses: MATH 2114 – Calculus I, MATH 2214 – Calculus II, MATH 2314 – Calculus III, MATH 4113 – Probability and Statistics I, and either MATH 4213 – Probability and Statistics II or MATH 3513 – Linear Algebra
Students interested in actuarial science may complete a mathematics major with a minor in finance with suggested courses or a finance major with a minor in mathematics with suggested courses. Talk to your academic advisor for a list of suggested courses.