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  Dec 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Finance B.B.A.


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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
Coles College of Business
Department of Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
(470) 578-6091
http://coles.kennesaw.edu/

There is a broad range of intellectual challenges within the field of finance which integrates and applies principles and concepts drawn from accounting, economics, business operations, and quantitative analysis in a global business environment. Finance is an analytical discipline dealing with the acquisition and distribution of funds, financial statement analysis, security analysis, risk assessment, valuation of assets and liabilities, functioning of financial markets, and management of investments, acquisitions, funds, assets, liabilities, risk, businesses, and financial institutions.

The program in finance prepares students for careers as bankers, financial managers, stockbrokers, financial analysts, portfolio managers, financial consultants, investment bankers, and financial planners. Students are also well prepared for graduate study in law and business.

The Coles College of Business has special admission, progression, and graduation requirements that must be met by students seeking the B.B.A. degree.  In order to be able to take upper-division courses in Finance and graduate with a Finance B.B.A., studentsAll business majors must successfully complete BUSA 2150 and the Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement, and be admitted to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program. in order to be approved to take upper-division business courses and graduate with a B.B.A. degree. Admission to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. In addition, all business majors must earn a grade of "C" or better in all business courses counted toward their degree.

View the special admission, progression, and graduation requirements of the Coles College of Business.  

General Education (42 Credit Hours)


See listing of requirements.    

Upper Division Major Requirements (45 Credit Hours)


Information Technology Requirement (3 Credit Hours)


Major Field Requirements (9 Credit Hours)


Major Field Electives (15 Credit Hours)*


Business Electives (9 Credit Hours)


  • Nine hours of credit from upper-division (3000-4000 level) course offerings outside the Major, but inside the Coles College of Business. FIN courses cannot be used here. (A maximum of nine hours of credit in Finance Co-Ops and Internships may be used in this area. Co-Ops and Internships cannot be used in any other area.) See a Coles Staff Advisor before taking MGT courses to count here - some MGT courses cannot be used here.

Non-Business Electives (6 Credit Hours)


  • Six hours of credit from any lower-division (1000/2000) or upper-division (3000/4000) non-business courses offered at Kennesaw State.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)


University-Wide Degree Requirements (3 Credit Hours)


   

*Guidance for Selecting Major Field Electives:


If you are interested in a particular area of Finance, following are some suggested courses related to two areas of specialization: Capital Markets and Corporate Finance:

Graduation Credit Hour Total (123 Credit Hours)


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