The BUA department strives to prepare students to take their places in society and to thrive in whatever roles they choose. The successful student who completes the finance major will:

  • Be able to analyze problems and formulate appropriate solutions;
  • Be able to communicate ideas effectively;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic content of the functional areas of business (accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing);
  • Be able to apply finance concepts to business problems

The department is committed to providing a broadly oriented professional education to prepare students for careers in business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. The finance major contains a large number of required core courses that provide students with a firm foundation in the functional areas of business. In addition, the finance courses provide sound, specific preparation for students who seek careers in banking, financial management, or securities sales.



Program Type

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Program Contact

Professor Tom Cooper

Program Options

Core Courses

(36 hours required)

Required Course Selections

(6 hours required)

Allied Courses

(9 hours required)

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