Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance Concentration

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration provides students with foundational business knowledge, linking industry concepts with real-world examples that foster applied learning to prepare students for their chosen career. Students develop proficiency in business tools/techniques and the principles/skills of management. The program builds on technical skills and soft skills to support the student’s professional growth.

BSBA-FIN Program prepares the student to:

  • Apply business skills and analytical problem-solving to support organizational objectives
  • Summarize how management knowledge and skills support organizational performance
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of financial management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance degree (BSBA-FIN) is designed to prepare graduates for a career in financial management. Students will develop proficiency in financial accounting, capital and money markets, investments and risk assessment knowledge.

BSBA-FIN program competencies:

  • Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace.
  • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions.
  • Explain how managers assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt to continuous change.
  • Analyze business organizations from a managerial perspective.
  • Demonstrate the application of financial information systems including spreadsheets and database applications
  • Evaluate ways in which monetary & fiscal policy can influence a nation's economic goals of achieving full employment, and controlling inflation
  • Recognize the functions and roles performed by financial markets and institutions particularity as they relate to the flow of funds from lenders to borrowers within the global financial system

Degree Requirements

Courses: General Education

ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics

4.5

ECON212Principles of Microeconomics

4.5

ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking

4.5

ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research

4.5

 

COMS201Technical and Professional Writing

4.5

or

COMS203Speech Communications

4.5

 

GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs

4.5

or

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

 

LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life

4.5

MATH102Introduction to College Math

4.5

MATH106Algebra for Business

4.5

MATH301Data Driven Statistics

4.5

MATH451Data Driven Decision Making

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course

1.5

 

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

or

HUMNELEHumanities Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:66

Courses: Core

ACCT201Accounting I

4

ACCT202Accounting II

4

BADM440Research Design Methods and Applications

4

ECON310Global Managerial Economics

4

FINC400Financial Management

4

HRMT215Management of Human Resources

4

HRMT440Managing Organizational Change

4

IT254Spreadsheet Applications

4

MGM255Management Fundamentals

4

MGM316International Business Communications

4

MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles

4

MGM355International Business Practices

4

MGM365The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

4

MGMT235Business Law I

4

MGMT345Operations Management

4

MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies

4

MGMT495Business Capstone

4

MKTG225Introduction to Marketing

4

MPM210Introduction to Project Management

6

SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management

4

UNIV201Career Planning and Management

4

Total Credit Hours:86

Courses: Finance Concentration

ACC340Financial Accounting

4

FINC225Financial Statement Analysis

4

FINC310Money and Capital Markets

4

FINC320Investments

4

FINC330Risk Management

4

FINC410Corporate Finance

4

FINC420International Finance

4

Total Credit Hours:28

Total Credit Hours: 180

Locations

  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Virtual Campus