Bachelor of Business Administration Degree - Finance

The BBA Finance applies skills in accounting, finance, mathematics, and business fundamentals to prepare students to manage the monetary growth of organizations or clients based on identified goals. The finance major, will pave the way for a career in areas such as commercial banking, financial planning, investment banking, money managing, insurance and real estate.

 

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Pre-Major Courses

Business Core Courses

Finance Major Core Courses

Electives

A cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher is required for graduation

Degree available in Bismarck, Williston, and online

Student Learning Outcomes

Business Core Intended Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to apply the theories and practices of management. (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, and VI).
  2. Students will be able to apply the concepts, theories, and practices involved in international business. (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI).
  3. Students will be able to recommend strategic decision alternatives using business concepts and theories. (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, VI, and VII).
  4. Students will be able to apply the conceptual framework of financial accounting and reporting in business. (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, and VI).
  5. Students will be able to solve fundamental problems in financial management. (this learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, and VI).

Requirements

General Education Course Requirements

Freshman Seminar  UNIV 100  1
 Group I   (A)  ENGL 110 or ENGL 111H*  3
 Group I   (B)  ENGL 120 or ENGL 121H*  3
 Group I   (C)  COMM 110 or COMM 111H*  3
 Group II  (A)  CSCI 101  3
 Group II  (B)  COMM 216 (see Pre Major Core)**  3
 Group II  (C)  Human Behavior and Governance  3
 Group II  (D)  Well-Being  2
 Group III (A)  Creative Expressions  3
 Group III (B)  Literature  3
 Group III (C)  MATH 146 (see Pre Major Core)**  3
 Group III (D)  ECON 201 or ECON 202 (see Pre Major Core)**  3
 Group III (E)  Natural Science  4
 General Education Elective  MATH 305 (see Pre Major Core)**  4
Total Credit Hours:28

Grade of "C" or better is required for ENGL 110, ENGL 111H*, ENGL 120, and ENGL 121H*

*TR Scholar

**13 General Education credits met in Pre Major Core. Credits counted in Pre Major Core subtotal only.

Business Core Courses

Pre-Major courses listed above require a “C” or better (except MATH 146 which requires a passing grade only) before taking the Business Core Courses.

ACCT 315Business Law I

3

BADM 336Management and Leadership

3

BADM 356Organizational Behavior

3

BADM 369Business Ethics and Critical Thinking

3

BADM 376Production/Operations Management

3

BADM 388Management Information Systems

3

BADM 455International Business

3

BADM 485Business Policy

4

ENTR 366Entrepreneurship

3

FIN 326Managerial Finance

3

MRKT 301Principles of Marketing

3

Total Credit Hours:34

Pre-Major Courses

ACCT 200Elements Of Accounting I

3

ACCT 201Elements Of Accounting II

3

BOTE 210Business Communication

3

BOTE 247Spreadsheet Applications

3

 

COMM 216Intercultural Communication

3

MEETS Group II-B General Education Requirement

 

ECON 201Principles Of Microeconomics

3

Or

ECON 202Principles Of Macro-Economics

3

MEETS Group III-D General Education Requirement

 

MATH 146Applied Calculus I

3

MEETS Group III-C General Education Requirement

 

MATH 305Probability and Statistics

4

Total Credit Hours:25

Finance Major Core Courses

ACCT 330Financial Statement Analysis

3

ACCT 331Intermediate Accounting I

4

ACCT 333Income Tax I

4

ACCT 422Business Valuation

3

FIN 300Financial Institutions and Markets

3

FIN 328Investments

3

FIN 426Corporate Finance

3

FIN 430International Finance

3

Electivesany 200-400 level courses

4

Total Credit Hours:30

Elective requirement of coursework at the 200 level or higher can be used to satisfy the remaining degree requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 117