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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog

Finance, Financial Management Concentration, BBA


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Degree Requirements


The minimum total credits required for a BBA degree in Finance is 120.

General Education Requirements (41 sch)


Mathematics: MATH 1324  & MATH 1325  or MATH 2412  & MATH 2413 *

Finance majors are required to take ECON 2301 , a Lower Level Business Course, to satisfy the Social Science requirement.

*Given the quantitative nature of finance, we recommend that you take MATH 2412  and MATH 2413  if possible.

Lower Level


Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy, and Culture (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Creative Arts (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Component Area (3 sch)


Computer Use


Finance majors obtain skills in using computers in problem-solving in COSC 1335 , a required lower-division course. ACCT 3333 , a required core business course, includes further development of these skills and their application in a business context.

Business Common Core Courses (27 sch)


Upper Level


All candidates for BBA degrees must complete a basic business administration core of 27 credits. The basic business administration core provides students with a common body of knowledge in business administration. Students’ programs include the following courses:

NOTE: Major area courses of study designated as 3xxx/4xxx level courses at U. T. Permian Basin are to be taken by junior or senior students at a four year institution. These may not be transferred from a junior/community college even though courses taken may have a similar title. ECON 3322  is the required advanced Economics course for Finance majors.

Finance Required Courses (13 sch)


The additional coursework depends on whether the finance major selects a concentration or pursues a general degree in finance. A major in finance may select one of the following concentrations: Finance with an Accounting Concentration, Finance with an Economics Concentration, or a Financial Management Concentration. Also, a major in finance may select the degree plan for earning a Certificate in Energy Business.

All finance majors are required to take the following upper level finance courses:

Concentration Requirements (21 sch)


The concentration in Financial Management would meet the professional requirements of many jobs in finance that require a strong managerial background, for example, managerial positions at a bank or credit union or a manager who supervises financial professionals. We encourage you to select managerial tools electives that are most likely to help you build your career.

A finance major who pursues a Financial Management Concentration is required to compete the following additional coursework:

Approved Managerial Electives (6 sch)


Upper Level MNGT or MRKT courses that are not being applied to meet another requirement in this degree plan. Information systems courses such as ACCT 3338  or ACCT 4311  may also be selected for these electives.

Grade Requirements for All Finance Majors


In addition to the grade requirements that all business majors must satisfy, a student who is majoring in finance is required to earn a grade of “C” or better in the following courses: ECON 3322 Money and Banking ; all upper level finance courses taken to satisfy the degree requirements, including FINA 3320 Principles of Finance ; all upper level courses taken to satisfy the degree requirements, including accounting, economics, management, marketing, and petroleum technology courses taken to satisfy the requirements of a concentration in finance or a Certificate in Energy Business. These requirements apply regardless of how these courses are labeled on the degree plan, including coursework labeled as “elective.”

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