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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018

Finance BBA


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Program Description


The finance major is designed to prepare students for careers in financial management. Through a carefully coordinated sequence of courses, the program covers many of the factors that influence financial decision making and provides specific tools for analyzing and interpreting financial data. Students will acquire skills that will help them launch a career in the areas of corporate finance, investments, banking, and financial planning.

Total Credits: 124


Major Requirements


Business Major Course/GPA Requirements


Students must complete the required and elective major courses (27 credits) with a minimum GPA of 2.33 (C+). The GPA is figured including all courses attempted—even those in which a D is received and which, therefore, do not apply towards the 27 credits of the major.

All finance majors must obtain a C (2.00) minimum grade in ACCT 121 ACCT 122 , and FNCE 317 .

FNCE 206  is not available for credit towards a finance major.

Cognates—3


General Electives—11


Sufficient credits to complete the 124 credits required for graduation.

Andrews Core Experience - 44


Students must take all courses designated in the Andrews Core Experience: Professional Degrees  while noting the following approved course substitutions. Note: if a student changes to another degree program, these course substitutions will no longer apply even if already completed.

Additional Requirements


Transfer Credits


The School of Business Administration does not accept 100-200 level courses (i.e. lower division) as transfer work to replace 300-400 level courses (i.e. upper division).

Residence Requirement


Students must complete in residence in the School of Business Administration at Andrews University a minimum of 50% (33 credits) of the course work for the BBA degree (66 credits=39 credits in the BBA core + 27 credits in BBA required/elective major courses).

Program Objectives


Program Outcomes

  • Students will be able to identify the major theory and concepts of business across business functional areas.
  • Students will be able to incorporate relevant quantitative and qualitative data in the analysis.
  • Students will be able to identify relevant business theories in analyzing business issues and apply appropriate theories in addressing business problems.
  • Students will be able to deliver oral presentations clearly, confidently, and in an organized format, and present their written thoughts in a coherent narrative to articulate complex ideas.
  • Students will be able to identify Christian perspectives when approaching business issues and understand the Judea-Christian foundation of personal and professional integrity, accountability, and experience positive spiritual growth.

Major Outcomes

  • Students will be able to explain how the required and elective Finance major courses integrated with the other functional areas of business.
  • Students will be able to explain the major concepts, theory and practice of their required Finance major courses: Intermediate Accounting,
    Investments, Intermediate Business Finance.
  • Students in Finance will be able to articulate that their understanding of Christian principles and ethics related positively to their professional
    careers.
  • Students will be able to explain that the rigor and content of their Finance major courses adequately prepared them for their careers in
    Finance.

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