B.S. Degree in Mathematics and B.B.A Degree in Finance
116 Hours hours
An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics will:
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the foundational principles of analysis, algebra, and geometry and be able to use standard problem-solving methods in a variety of contexts.
Exhibit the ability to adapt to new environments and advances in technology, apply research methodologies, and to learn independently.
Work effectively with others, including the ability to describe mathematical problems, solutions, proofs, and logical arguments in a clear, concise manner using both written and oral communication.
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the liberal arts, living as a person of integrity with an ability to think, act, and communicate from a Christian worldview in all areas of life.
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:
1. Gain competency in the foundational areas of business.
2. Understand the importance of ethics, values, morals, and social responsibility and relate them to the Christian worldview. 3. Possess critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
4. Be able to work effectively in a global context.
5. 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.
15 Hours lower division mathematics
- MATH-2114 Calculus I with Analytical Geometry
- MATH-2214 Calculus II with Analytical Geometry
- MATH-2314 Calculus III
- MATH-2913 Statistical Methods
16 Hours upper division mathematics
- MATH-3013 Differential Equations
- MATH-3313 Modern Algebra I
- MATH-3513 Linear Algebra
- MATH-3813 Modern Geometry
- MATH-4113 Probability and Statistics I
- MATH-4811 Seminar in Mathematics
12 Hours any 3000/4000 math not used above
9 Hours electives chose from:
- Mathematics courses numbered 1213 or higher
- Any computer science course
- Physics courses numbered 2514 or higher
B.B.A Degree in Finance Requirements
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-1213 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-3613 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
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
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.
Mathematics major with a concentration in Actuarial Science:
For the current mathematics major, this would only require a Finance minor.
*These courses may be used in both majors