2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 06, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Financial Management (B.S.)

Coordinator: Samuel A. Sacco, MCRP

The Financial Management major provides students with knowledge of fundamental management tools and encourages students to use critical thinking, analytical, and interpersonal skills. The courses in Financial Management develop the expertise, knowledge and skills needed for a wide range of opportunities in business operations and financial institutions.

The major provides the needed educational foundation from which students may choose to obtain a professional certification to help advance their careers. Examples of some of these certifications are: Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). These certifications have requirements in addition to receiving a bachelor’s degree. Some additional requirements may include further education, professional experience, and passing the exam for that specific certification. Students interested in sales of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, insurance and real estate will need to obtain the appropriate professional licenses for each specialty.

Major Requirements

Financial Management majors complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses, 3-11 elective credits, and 66 credits of major courses.

Requirements for the Financial Management major consist of the Business Studies and Economics core requirements (42 credits):