Finance Degree Requirements

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B.B.A.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Semester Hours
Developing A Christian Mind   
3
  DCM 2301
Economics
6
  ECON 2301 and 2302
English
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 or 2302
Fine Arts
3
  FINE 1306 
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours).
History
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional KNES course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
6
  MATH 1307 and 1308 [eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
  One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
  POLS 2301 American National Government required of all students.  An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology
Speech
3
  COMA 1302
Business Core
33
  ACCT 2301, 2302; FINA 3301; MANA 3301 (S-L), 3305, 3306, 3308, 4301, 4320; MISM 3301; and MRKT 3301
Finance Major
24

 

 

ACCT 3301Intermediate Financial Accounting I
FINA 3302 Securities Analysis
FINA 3304 Money and Financial Institutions
FINA 3307 Personal Financial Planning
(S-L)
  Choose four from:
FINA 3305
Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance
FINA 3308Real Estate Finance and Investments
FINA 4301Portfolio Management
FINA 4302Advanced Topics in Corporate Financial Management
FINA 4308International Finance
Electives
5-15
  Sufficient to complete 120-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

120

 
(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
 

Minor in Finance

For a minor in finance, the following courses are required:
ACCT 2301, FINA 3301, FINA 3302, FINA 3304, and FINA 3307 (S-L).

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours). 

Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) as part of MANA 4320, Strategies and Problems.  Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the coursework of MANA 4320.

DBU also offers an Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's degree program (BBA in Finance/MBA in Finance) for qualifying undergraduate students. This program is designed to prepare the student who wishes to pursue certification as a public accountant (CPA). For degree plan requirements, refer to the Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs section in this catalog.

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