Finance Major

Students pursuing the bachelor of business administration degree (BBA) with a major in finance are required to complete the following course requirements:

CORE Requirements
39-43 hours*
BBA Tool Courses
25 hours
BBA Core Courses
21 hours
Finance Major Courses
19-20 hours
Electives
16-20 hours
Total BBA hours:
124-128 hours

*Drury CORE hours have been reduced from 45-49 to 39-43 as credit hours (6-7) are included in the BBA Tool Courses hours.

BBA Tool Courses:
All students pursuing a BBA degree with a major in finance are required to complete the following tool courses:
ACCT 209: Principles of Accounting
ACCT 210: Financial Statement and Decision Analysis
CISQ 170: Computer Proficiency Exam
CISQ 250: Management Information Systems
ECON 201: Basic Economic Theory
MATH 227: Introduction to Statistics
MGMT 103: Business Foundations
MGMT 204: Organizational Behavior
MGMT 228: Analytical Methods

BBA Core Courses:
All students pursuing a BBA degree with a major in finance are required to complete the following core courses:
FINC 331: Corporate Finance
MGMT 205-208: Study Abroad
MGMT 301: Leadership & Organizations
MGMT 321: Legal Environment of Business
MGMT 424: Business Simulation Workshop
MGMT 446: Strategic Management
MGMT 480: Professional Business Experience (Internship)

MKTG 337: Marketing

Finance Major Courses:
Students earning a BBA degree with a major in finance also must complete the following courses for the major:
FINC 335: Investments
FINC 441: Intermediate Finance

Choose one of the following:
ECON 311: Price Theory
ECON 312: Aggregate Economic Analysis

Choose three of the following:
(Only one course can be an economics course not used above.)
ACCT 307 Intermediate Accounting I
ECON 311: Price Theory
ECON 312: Aggregate Economic Analysis
ECON 375 Econometrics
ECON 461: International Economics
FINC 305 Financial Markets and Institutions
FINC 415 Bank Management
FINC 445: Derivatives and Alternative Investments
FINC 455 Portfolio Management
FINC 495: Finance Professional Exam Preparation

Recommended elective for candidates pursuing the CFA®
ACCT 308: Intermediate Accounting II (3 hours)

The faculty of the Breech School reserves the right to modify the above program and degree requirements at any time.