Marian University's Finance majors receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree. Students will learn how to take what they learn in the classroom and from their internships and apply it to the real-world of business. The Finance program emphasizes all aspects of business, including management, marketing, accounting, economics, personnel, finance and law.
As a Marian Finance major, you will have the opportunity to experience the challenge of working with community businesses through class projects and internships. Career opportunities are available in financial institutions, government, economic development agencies and businesses.
Many Marian Finance majors couple their degree with another Business major or minor to become even more marketable. Other programs offered in the School of Business include Accounting, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Information Technology, Management, Marketing or Sport and Recreation Management.
FINANCE PROGRAM (BSBA)
General Education Program: 46-49 University requirements, including PHI 231; MAT 130 or MAT 201. TEC 102 is highly recommended.
Business Programs Core*
40-41 credits as follows:
ACC 201 Financial Accounting, 3 cr.
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting, 3 cr.
BUA 203 Career Preparation, 1 cr.
BUA 310 International Business, 3 cr.
BUA 350 Business Law, 3 cr.
BUA 402 Strategy and Policy, 3 cr.
ECO 201 Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
ECO 202 Microeconomics, 3 cr.
FIN 301 Managerial Finance, 3 cr.
MGT 213 Principles of Management, 3 cr.
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing, 3 cr.
3 credits from the following:
ENG 222 Business Communications, 3 cr.
COM 101 Fundamentals of Communication, 3 cr.
COM 232 Public Speaking, 3 cr.
COM 324 Interpersonal Communication, 3 cr. (recommended for students majoring in Health Care Administration)
TEC 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology, 3 cr.
3-4 credits from the following:
BUA 210 Statistical Techniques for Research Data Analysis, 3 cr.
MAT 122 Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 4 cr.
*For all six business majors except information technology.
40-41 Credits: Business Programs Core
18-21 credits as follows:
FIN 303 Financial Institution Management, 3 cr.
FIN 400 Investments, 3 cr.
FIN 397 Internship, 0-3 cr.
FIN 497 Internship, 0-3 cr.
12 credits from the following:(at least 2 courses in Finance must be taken)
ACC 212 Intermediate Financial Accounting I, 3 cr.
ACC 331 Income Tax I, 3 cr.
ACC 332 Income Tax II, 3 cr.
FIN 205 Personal Finance, 3 cr.
FIN 304 Financial Planning, Forecasting and Decision-Making, 3 cr.
FIN 401 Global Finance, 3 cr.
FIN 402 Advanced Investments and Risk Management, 3 cr.
FIN 404 Special Topics in Finance, 3 cr.
FIN 405 Real Estate Finance and Economics, 3 cr.
FIN 403 Advanced Computer Applications and Systems, 3 cr.
20-24 credits: University electives