Finance B.S.B.A.
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The B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance is built on financial fundamentals that help students find success in the world of business. Students in the program are exposed to various tools of financial analysis as they gain an understanding of the operations of global financial markets. They also learn to apply quantitative skills in the preparation of capital budget and pro forma financial statements. With the 4+1 integrated degree program, students can go on to earn their M.B.A. with only one additional year of study.

Graduates go on to work in corporate finance, banking, insurance and financial institutions, investments, sales, and consulting.

Interested students in this course of study may be eligible for the Early Law School Admission Program.

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Contact Information

Riza Emekter
Email: emekter@rmu.edu
Phone: 412-397-5458
Fax: 412-397-2172
Room: Massey Hall 205

4-Year Course Plan

Freshman Year, Fall - 16 credits

  • CSEN1010 Reading and Writing Strategies
  • MATH1010 Pre-Calculus 
  • INFS1020 Introduction to Decision Support System
  • PSYC1010 General Psychology
  • ACCT2030 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • FYSP1000 First Year Experience

Freshman Year, Spring - 15 credits

  • CSEN1020 Argument and Research
  • MATH2040 Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus
  • ECON1020 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ACCT2060 Managerial Accounting     
  • MGMT2100 Statistical/Quantitative Analysis

Sophomore Year, Fall - 15 credits

  • CSCM1030 Public Speaking and Persuasion
  • ECON1030 Principles of Microeconomics
  • MARK2000 Principles of Marketing
  • BLAW1050 Legal Environment of Business I
  • MGMT2000 Management Theory and Practice

Sophomore Year, Spring - 15 credits

  • CSCM2040 Professional Communicants in Workplace
  • SOCI1010 Principles of Sociology
  • Natural Science Elective
  • MGMT4050 International Business
  • FINA3000 Principles of Finance

Junior Year, Fall - 15 credits

  • HUMA1010 Humanities: Art/Music
  • MGMT3650 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • FINA3050 Finance Technology
  • FINA3100 Investment Analysis I
  • Business Administration Elective*

Junior Year, Spring - 15 credits

  • ELIT____ Literature Elective
  • FINA3200 Corporate Finance
  • FINA3150 Investment Analysis II
  • Business Administration Elective*
  • HIST____ History Elective

Senior Year, Fall - 15 credits

  • Business Administration Elective*
  • FINA4600 Management of Financial Institutions
  • FINA____ Finance Elective*
  • FINA3500 International Finance
  • Non-Business Elective

Senior Year, Spring - 15 credits

  • MGMT4850 Strategic Management
  • Business Administration Elective*
  • Non-Business Elective
  • Non-Business Elective
  • Non-Business Elective

* All Business Electives must be a 3 or 4 level course

Sample Courses:

These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:

Money & Banking
Investment Analysis
Retirement & Estate Planning
Major Credits
63
Accounting, Finance, Management
Core Credits
42
Communication Skills, Economics, Humanities, History, Sciences, etc.
Elective Credits
15

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