Finance: Two Options, BSBA

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
ENGL 1213Composition II3
or ENGL 1413 Critical Analysis and Writing II
American History & Government
HIST 1103Survey of American History3
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
MATH 1483Mathematical Functions and Their Uses (A)3
or MATH 1513 College Algebra (A)
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
Courses designated (N) with one (L)7
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
Course designated (S)3
Additional General Education
MATH 2103Business Calculus (A) 13
MGMT 3013Fundamentals of Management (S) 13
MKTG 3213Marketing (S) 13
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
At least one Diversity (D) course
At least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Business Freshman Seminar
BADM 1111Business First Year Seminar1
Career Planning for Business Success
BADM 2111Career Planning for Business Success 11
Professional Development for Business Development
BADM 3111Professional Development for Business Success 11
Hours Subtotal3
Major Requirements
A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in these 72 hours
Common Body 2
ACCT 2103Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2203Managerial Accounting3
BADM 3113Interpersonal Skills 23
ECON 2103Introduction to Microeconomics (S)3
ECON 2203Introduction to Macroeconomics3
EEE 2023Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
FIN 3113Finance3
LSB 3213Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business3
MGMT 4513Strategic Management3
MSIS 2103Business Computer Concepts and Applications3
MSIS 3223Operation Analytics3
Finance Major Requirements
A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in these 39 hours of Finance Major Requirements
18 of these 39 hours must be in residence at OSU
Core Courses:
ACCT 3103Intermediate Accounting I3
ECON 3313Money and Banking3
FIN 4223Investments3
FIN 4333Financial Management3
STAT 2023Elementary Statistics for Business and Economics (A)3
Select 3 hours of the following:3
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Business Communication for International Students
Technical Writing
Small Group Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Intercultural Communication (I)
Organizational Communication
Option
Select one option21
Hours Subtotal72
Electives
Select 5 hours5
May be selected from any upper- or lower-division area except activity courses in LEIS and PE and lower-division AERO and MLSC. 12 credit hours earned in advanced AERO and MLSC, exclusive of credit earned for summer camp, may be included in the 120 hours.
Hours Subtotal5
Total Hours120
1

Courses also meet College and Departmental Requirements and cannot be waived with an Associate’s degree.

2

MGMT 3013 Fundamentals of Management (S) and MKTG 3213 Marketing (S) are common body requirements, but are counted in general education requirements.

Finance Options

General Option

Select 18 hours of the following:18
General Insurance
Real Estate Investment and Finance
Applied Financial Studies
Financial Markets and Institutions
International Financial Management
Energy Finance
Banking Strategies and Policies
Bank Decision Simulation and Analysis
Selected Topics in Finance (max 6 hours)
Bond Markets
Financial Futures and Options Markets
Portfolio Management
Risk Management
Select 3 hours of the following:3
Federal Income Taxation
Intermediate Accounting II
Cost Accounting
Intermediate Statistical Analysis

Commercial Bank Management Option

FIN 4063Applied Financial Studies3
FIN 4113Financial Markets and Institutions3
FIN 4443Banking Strategies and Policies3
FIN 4763Financial Futures and Options Markets3
Select 6 hours of the following:6
General Insurance
Real Estate Investment and Finance
Energy Finance
International Financial Management
Bank Decision Simulation and Analysis
Selected Topics in Finance (max 6 hours)
Bond Markets
Portfolio Management
Risk Management
Select 3 hours of the following:3
Federal Income Taxation
Intermediate Accounting II
Cost Accounting
Intermediate Statistical Analysis

Other Requirements

  1. A minimum of 50 percent of the business hours required for a degree must be in residence at OSU.
  2. Forty-five hours of upper division courses required.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 and 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2023.