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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance B.B.A.

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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
Coles College of Business, Department of Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
(770) 423-6091

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.

Business majors must meet the Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement. In addition, Business majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in the major field courses that constitute the lower Division Major Requirements (lower division business core) and the Upper Division Major Requirements (including upper division business core courses, information technology requirement, major field requirements, and major field electives).

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

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University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Major Requirements (42 Credit Hours)

Business Electives (12 Credit Hours)

  • 12 hours of credit from upper-division (3000/4000) course offerings outside the major, but inside the Coles College of Business. (A maximum of nine hours of credit in Co-Ops and Internships may be used in this area. Co-Ops and Internships may not be used in any other area.)

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 (123 Credit Hours)

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