Bachelor in Business Administration: Finance

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The Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance curriculum is designed to provide you with knowledge of banking and fiscal management practices. Read more about this Strayer University business major here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance program will have the chance to examine various types of monetary institutions and markets. You will also have the opportunity to gain an overview of industry laws and regulations. Other topics designed to be integrated to the curriculum include financial recordkeeping, budgeting, cost estimating and evaluation, pricing strategies, corporate financing, and venture management. The curriculum is intended to build students' strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities. This program is offered at select Strayer University campuses and online.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should be comfortable working with numbers and analyzing data. You may also study the stock market and keep abreast of economic changes. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

If you enroll in this program, you will be required to complete 180 credits - 27 core, 27 major, 27 concentration, 54 general studies, and 45 elective credits. With the number of elective courses you must complete, it could be possible for you to earn an academic minor.

Business Administration, Finance Course Requirements

Area 1Core Component
ACC 100 Accounting I
BUS 100 Introduction to Business
BUS 107 Fundamentals of E-Business
CIS 105 Introduction to Information Systems
ENG 115 English Composition
MAT 105 Introduction to College Mathematics

Area 2Major Component
BUS 302 Principles of Management
BUS 309 Business Ethics
ECO 100 Principles of Economics
FIN 100 Principles of Finance
LEG 100 Business Law I
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing

Area 3Concentration Component
BUS 315 Cost and Price Analysis
BUS 499 Business Administration Capstone
ECO 320 Money and Banking
FIN 300 Financial Management
FIN 320 Investments
FIN 350 Financial Markets and Institutions

Area 4General Studies Component
ENG 215 Research and Writing
ENG 240 Communication for Business and the Professions
HUM 100 Introduction to Art, Music, and Literature
HUM 101 The Origins of Western Culture
HUM 200 Logic
HUM 400 Religion and Philosophy
MAT 300 Statistics
POL 300

ECO 405
Contemporary International Problems
OR
Economic Problems and Issues
PSY 100

PSY 105
The Individual and Society
OR
Introduction to Psychology
SCI 110

SCI 115
Introduction to Physical Science
OR
SCI 115 Introduction to Biology
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 300 Sociology of Developing Countries

Area 5Elective Component


Selected in consultation with an academic advisor

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After you've earned your Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance, you could find opportunities with banks, brokerage firms, mortgage companies, or private offices. You could use your skills to work in such areas as investment management, sales, market analysis, or forecasting.

With a bachelor's degree, you could be able to pursue a position as a(n):

  • Financial advisor
  • Profit analyst
  • Business supervisor
  • Entrepreneur

Advanced Degrees

Upon finishing your undergraduate training, you could continue your education and enroll in a master's degree program, which could allow you to strengthen your managerial abilities. It could also provide you with an opportunity to gain additional knowledge of business theories and money management practices. What's more, by earning a master's degree, you could be able to assume greater responsibilities in your place of employment.

Master's degree programs that are available at Strayer University include:

  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration