Finance, Bachelor of Business Administration
College: Daniel L. Goodwin College of Business
Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
Campus: Lisle Campus
The Finance major is offered through day classes and in time periods and formats that are designed for the needs of various learners.
Requirements - Major
Finance majors must complete the University’s distribution requirements, which are partially satisfied by the following courses in ethics and math.
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Business Ethics in the Context of Catholic Social Teaching|
|MATH 1105||Finite Mathematics||3|
|or MATH 1110||College Algebra|
Business majors must complete Math and Ethics requirement with a “C” or better.
|Business Core 1|
|BUSN 1000||Business and Professional Responsibility||3|
|ACCT 1111||Principles of Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 1112||Principles of Managerial Accounting||3|
|MGT 1150||Business Statistics I||3|
|BALT 1140||Excel with Business Applications||3|
|ECON 2101||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 2102||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|FINA 2300||Principles of Finance||3|
|MKTG 2300||Principles of Marketing||3|
|MGT 2235||Business Law||3|
|BALT 3301||Managerial Decision Making Under Uncertainty||3|
|MGT 4380||Strategic Management||3|
|Major Courses 2|
|BALT 4330||Predictive Analytics I||3|
|FINA 3310||Capital Acquisition and Alternative Investments||3|
|FINA 4325||Futures and Derivatives||3|
|FINA 4335||Risk Management||3|
|FINA 4340||Fixed Income||3|
|FINA 4355||Equity Valuation||3|
Finance majors must complete each of the following Business Core courses with a “C” or better.
Finance majors must also complete the following Major Courses, with a “C” or better.
CLEP, Work/Life Experience, internships, advanced placement and other external credit may substitute for major courses if approved by the department.
Optional Concentration Requirements
The following optional concentrations in Business Analytics, Digital Marketing, and Operations Management are available in combination with this major. Requirements listed below must be completed with a “C” or better.
|BALT 3310||Visualization Techniques and Dashboarding||3|
|BALT 3330||Database Structures & Queries||3|
|BALT 3370||Introduction to GIS for Business Analysis||3|
|BALT 4320||Data and Text Mining||3|
|MKTG 3345||Introduction to Web Analytics||3|
|MKTG 3347||Social Media Marketing||3|
|MKTG 3348||Content Development & Search Engine Optimization||3|
|MKTG 3349||Search Engine Marketing||3|
|MGT 2235||Business Law||3|
|BALT 3350||Business Process Management||3|
|MGT 4433||Operations Management||3|
|INTB 3340||Global Logistics||3|
|or BALT 3325||Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence|
Students in the Bachelor of Business Administration program will achieve the following student learning outcomes (SLO):
Student Learning Outcome 1: Demonstrate proficiency in areas such as statistical and other mathematical techniques, data analysis, and quantitative modeling of business related information.
Student Learning Outcome 2: Demonstrate proficiency in areas such as complex problem solving skills, logical reasoning, and idea generation for making business related decisions.
Student Learning Outcome 3: Demonstrate proficiency in the functional areas of business, such as finance, accounting, marketing, operations, and human resources, as well as the capacity to synthesize and apply this functional knowledge.
Student Learning Outcome 4: Demonstrate proficiency in areas such as group dynamics, collaboration, interpersonal relations, and leading individuals, teams or organizations.
Student Learning Outcome 5: Demonstrate proficiency in written, oral, and/or visual communication formats.