Business Finance Specialization

The objective of the business finance specialization is to prepare students for careers in such areas as financial management, investments and security analysis, and international financial management. The focus is on the functions of finance in the firm, financial and investment analysis and planning, sources of financing, the financial system and securities markets.

For this specialization students complete a total of 18 credit hours, including 15 credit hours in required courses, and three (3) credit hours in specialization electives. The completion of specified courses in business finance, banking, and investment science and portfolio management may be applied toward specialization requirements in all three areas.

Degree Requirements

Required courses

FNBK 3000Financial Reporting and Analysis

3 credits

FNBK 3400Investment Principles and Practices

3 credits

FNBK 3500Financial Markets

3 credits

FNBK 3700International Financial Management

3 credits

FNBK 4150Intermediate Financial Management

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Specialization electives

FNBK 3500Financial Markets

3 credits

FNBK 3650Commercial Bank Management

3 credits

FNBK 4500Special Problems in Finance and Banking

3 credits

FNBK 4510Finance and Banking Internship

1 - 3 credits

FNBK 4590Risk Management for Business Managers

3 credits

FNBK 4600Investment Risk Management

3 credits

FNBK 4610Portfolio Management

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:19-21

Recommended electives

ACCT 3020Basic Federal Income Taxation

3 credits

ACCT 3030Intermediate Financial Accounting I

3 credits

ACCT 3040Intermediate Financial Accounting II

3 credits

ACCT 3050Intermediate Managerial Accounting

3 credits

RELU 4400Residential Real Estate Finance

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15