The B.S.B.A. with a concentration in finance equips students to:
- Understand the application, strengths and weaknesses of various tools of financial analysis;
- Understand the importance and operations of global financial markets; and
- Apply quantitative skills in the preparation of capital budget and pro forma financial statements.
The 120-credit hour curriculum has five components:
- Robert Morris University Core - 42 credits
These are the traditional liberal arts requirements of the University. Studies in humanities, communications skills, and social, behavioral, natural and quantitative sciences are included.
- Business Foundations Courses - 30 credits
These are required of all students earning a B.S.B.A. degree and include courses in accounting, finance, marketing, management and other business administration areas.
- Concentration (Finance) - 21 credits
This is the major field of study and includes required courses in investment analysis, corporate finance and financial analysis. The provision of a finance elective permits students to extend their knowledge of some particular area of interest in the field.
- Business Electives - 12 credits
Students may select any four courses within the School of Business offerings to broaden their skills in some business area(s) of interest.
- Non-Business Electives - 15 credits
Students may select five courses offered outside the School of Business to broaden their skills in some area(s) of interest.
The following are required for admission:
- Robert Morris University application for admission - Apply Now!
- Official transcripts from high school and any post-secondary instituitions attended
Opportunities for Graduates
Bachelor-Level Internship Employers
Bachelor-Level Hiring Organizations
|Position Title||Position Salary|
|Commercial Banking (Lending)||$43,605|
|Investment Banking (Corporate Finance)||$54,470|
|The information in this chart is based off of 2009 nation mean salaries|