Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance Emphasis

Program Curriculum 

120 credits

DSU General Education Requirements

All DSU General Education requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

General Education Core Requirements
English3-7
Mathematics3-5
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Literature/Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5

 Business Core Requirements

ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2020Managerial Accounting3
BUS 1050Foundations of Business3
CIS 2010Business Computer Proficiency3
ECON 2010Micro Economics (SS, GC)3
FIN 3150Managerial Finance I3
MIS 3050Management Information Systems3
MGMT 3050Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment3
MGMT 3100
MGMT 3400Management & Organizations3
MGMT 4800Strategic Management4
MKTG 3010Marketing Principles3
STAT 2040Business Statistics3

Business Administration Core Requirements

BUS 3000Intermediate Career Strategies1
ECON 2020Macro Economics (SS, GC)3
MATH 1100Business Calculus3
MGMT 3600Production & Operations3

Finance Emphasis Requirements 

FIN 3750Introduction to Investments3
FIN 4150Managerial Finance II3
Complete 12 credits from the following:
Money, Banking, & Credit
Financial Negotiations
Entrepreneurial Finance
Real Estate Finance
Financial Modeling and Decision Making
International Finance
Portfolio Practicum
Quantitative Decision Analysis

Other Business Electives

Complete additional elective courses to bring the total number of credits to no less than 120 and upper-division credits to no less than 40.  Students should meet with their academic advisor to choose elective coursework that will supplement this program of study.  A course may only be used to fulfill one program requirement.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 120 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  4. Maximum 12 upper-division transfer credits may fulfill DSU Business program requirements.
  5. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
  6. Minimum B- grade in required CIS courses,
  7. Minimum C- grade and 2.5 GPA in Business Core Requirements, Core Business Requirement, Finance, and Business Elective courses.

Graduation Plan

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
BUS 1050 Foundations of Business 3
ECON 2010 Micro Economics (SS, GC) ( meets General Education (Social & Behavioral Sciences or Exploration)) 3
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing (EN) 3
MATH 1050 College Algebra / Pre-Calculus ( meets General Education (Mathematics)) 4
General Elective 2
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
Spring Semester
ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting 3
CIS 2010 Business Computer Proficiency 3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Selected Topics: (EN) 3
MATH 1100 Business Calculus 3
General Education (American Institutions) 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
ACCT 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
STAT 2040 Business Statistics 3
General Education (Physical Sciences) 3
General Education (Exploration) or Elective Class 3
General Elective 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). *If you have already taken COMM 2110 and ECON 2010 or 2020 this is not needed, you will take an elective class.  
 Hours15
Spring Semester
BUS 3000 Intermediate Career Strategies 1
General Education (Fine Art) 3
General Education (Literature/Humanities) 3
General Education (Life Sciences & Lab) 4
General Electives 5
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). Declare Bachelor degree/apply for Associate of Science in Business.  
 Hours16
3rd Year
Fall Semester
FIN 3150 Managerial Finance I 3
MGMT 3050 Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment 3
MGMT 3400 Management & Organizations 3
MKTG 3010 Marketing Principles 3
General Elective 2
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours14
Spring Semester
MIS 3050 Management Information Systems 3
MGMT 3600 Production & Operations 3
Finance Emphasis Requirement 3
Finance Emphasis Requirement 3
General Elective 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
4th Year
Fall Semester
FIN 3750 Introduction to Investments 3
MGMT 3100 3
Finance Emphasis Requirement 3
General Electives 6
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). Apply for and meet with advisor for graduation by NOV 1st.  
 Hours15
Spring Semester
FIN 4150 Managerial Finance II 3
MGMT 4800 Strategic Management 4
Finance Emphasis Requirement 3
General Electives 5
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). Double check with advisor for classes.  
 Hours15
 Total Hours120