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Finance (B.S.B.A.) (Fall 2008)

Administered by Department of Finance and Legal Studies

Effective Fall 2008

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

Among general education courses specifically required are:

20.101 English Composition I

90.333 Business Communications & Report Writing

25.103 Public Speaking

40.121 Principles of Economics I

40.122 Principles of Economics II

53.118 Applied Matrix Algebra

40.256 Business and Economics Statistics

Choose one of the following two courses or a higher level calculus course:

40.156 Business and Economics Math
53.123 Essentials of Calculus
Business Core:

91.220 Financial Accounting

91.223 Managerial Accounting

92.150 Introduction to Information Technology or 94.175 Intro to BIS

93.244 Principles of Management

93.481 Business Polices and Strategies

96.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance

97.310 Marketing Principles and Practice

98.331 Law and Legal Environment

*There are six prerequisites to 96.313, noted in the catalogue course description.

Finance Specialization

91.321 Intermediate Accounting I

96.323 Financial Markets and Institutions

96.343 Investment Management

96.454 Advanced Corporate Finance

96.413 International Finance

Plus one upper-level finance elective

Electives - Students must choose 15 semester hours in elective courses from General Business, Accounting, Computer and Information Systems, Management, Office Systems, Finance, Marketing and Legal Studies. Some additional courses are available as well; students should consult their adviser or the department chair.