Business Administration: Banking and Finance Concentration
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This major provides students with a solid business core that includes an extensive background in the functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, and management; an understanding of the business environment to include the legal, economic, behavioral, human resource, ethical, and international aspects; technical skills in information systems and quantitative analysis; and the ability to communicate, integrate and synthesize.
Students completing the Banking and Finance Concentration will develop a solid understanding of:
- Risk Management
- Money and Banking
- International Business and Finance
Students are encouraged to take the Series 6 and 63 securities license exams. Additionally, electives can be used to complete coursework leading to the Financial Planning minor and eligibility to sit for the CFP® certification examination.
About the curriculum
View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.
Accreditation & Industry Connections
The Accounting and Business programs have been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
List of jobs via the College Catalog.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics median annual wage for administrative services managers was $81,080 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $44,330, and the top 10 percent earned more than $143,070.
Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are:
|Industry||Employment||Hourly mean wage||Annual mean wage|
|Local Government (OES Designation)||20,470||$39.35||$81,850|
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools||20,350||$40.17||$83,550|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||15,800||$48.31||$100,480|
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals||14,450||$43.33||$90,130|
|State Government (OES Designation)||11,710||$43.70||$90,890|
*Statistics reported in May 2012
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Clubs & Activities
Alpha Chi (ΑΧ)
Delta Mu Delta (ΔΜΔ)
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student-managed Investment Fund
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Business Administration Advisory Committee
Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.