Program type:


On Campus
Est. time to complete:

4 years
Credit Hours:

Finance majors make money moves.
The B.B.A. in Finance, a Chartered Financial Analyst™ (CFA) University Affiliated Program, prepares students to become financial managers and investment professionals. Our students obtain industry-relevant knowledge and skills from nationally recognized faculty and interact with industry executives.

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Why Earn a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)?

Every organization — whether it's a small business, Fortune 500 company, nonprofit agency or government organization — needs financial professionals. They help organizations obtain, administer and manage their funds efficiently and wisely.

In the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Law (FIREL), we teach you how to successfully manage all financial aspects of a firm, understand its regulatory rules and realize how it fits into the financial market. Many students work full time and bring unique perspectives and experiences to the classroom.

Our comprehensive curriculum allows you the flexibility to explore areas such as:

  • Corporate financial management
  • Investments
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Derivative securities, stocks and bonds
  • Commercial bank management
  • International finance
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Real estate investments
Marketable Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Oral and written communication
  • Application of corporate values
  • Foreign currency markets
  • Financial statement analysis

Finance Degree Highlights

Our growing network of alumni, several of whom serve on department advisory boards, are a source of industry connections for internships, placements and speakers.
Our faculty members are experts in their field, dedicated teachers and recognized scholars who provide a solid theoretical background and practical, applicable knowledge that can be used immediately.
The Financial Management Association C. Steven Cole Chapter assists students in developing the skills needed for a successful career in finance or business through guest speaker and networking opportunities with business professionals, résumé and interviewing workshops and other activities.
Our Business Living Learning Community gives you the chance to form strong bonds with your classmates by living on campus with other business students and taking several classes with a small group of your peers.
The Trading Room in the Business Leadership Building offers all Ryan College of Business students a state-of-the-art research facility equipped with 12 terminals running Bloomberg Professional software, giving students access to real-time market data, news and analysis, as well as the opportunity to earn Bloomberg Certification through the self-paced course available through the terminals.
Students have the opportunity to manage a student managed investment fund of over $750,000.

What Can You do With a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)?

B.B.A. in Finance graduates get jobs such as:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Risk analyst
  • Bank Analyst

Graduates continue on to leadership roles such as:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Manager
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Investment Manager

Finance Degree Courses You Could Take

Financial Markets and Institutions (3 hrs)
Studies in the operations, mechanics and structure of the U.S. financial system. Topics include commercial banking, non-bank financial institutions, money and capital markets, the impact of monetary policy on financial institutions and markets, and an introduction to the international financial system.
International Finance (3 hrs)
International and regional financial institutions and arrangements; balance of payments, theory, adjustments and impact on world trade; role of commercial and central banks in financing international flow; financing exports and imports; the instruments and markets of foreign exchange; determination of exchange rates.
Valuation and Financial Decisions (3 hrs)
Applies the concepts of risk, return and diversification to standard capital budgeting problems. Students are introduced to basic option valuation and to the use of options and futures contracts for hedging purposes. There is a discussion of the implications of market efficiency and agency problems on corporate decisions. Finally, corporate capital structure decisions are examined.
Financial Statement Analysis and Liquidity Management (3 hrs)
Analysis and interpretation of financial statements. Analyzing issues related to corporate liquidity. Problems and solutions related to the management of short term assets and liabilities. Effective financial statement evaluation from the perspective of managers, investors and creditors. Proforma statement development for effective financial management.
Introduction to Derivatives (3 hrs)
Introduction to the theory, valuation and analysis of derivatives. Fundamental concepts of options, forwards, futures, swaps and other derivative products.
Investments (3 hrs)
First course for the individual investor. Idea of investment value; necessary prerequisites for an investment program; policies; economic and industry factors; introduction to security analysis and valuation; operation of security markets; security laws.

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