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2017 - 2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, BBA

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Degree Requirements

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

General Education Requirements (42 sch)

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)

Mathematics (3 or 4 sch)

This degree requires two math classes.  Choose one from this section.

Life and Physical Sciences (6 sch)

Science courses must also include the lab.  Lab credit is included in the Component Area Option. 

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.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 sch)

Component Area (3 sch)

Computer Use

ACCT 3333 , a required core business course, includes further development of these skills and their application in a business context.

Business Courses (21 or 22 sch)

Lower Level

Business Common Core Courses (24 sch)

Upper Level

All candidates for BBA degrees must complete a basic business administration core of 24 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 (36 sch)

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

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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