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DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

Office:

103 White Hall

Phone:

448 4232

Professors:

Chotigeat, Coats, Lajaunie, McManis (Head).

Associate Professors:

Guidry.

Assistant Professor:

Lawrence, Michel, S. Sanders, Turner, Walia

The Department of Finance and Economics provides a sound classical and professional educational experience which develops critical thinking abilities in all students taking courses in economics and finance. The conveyance of knowledge through formal course work and informal mentoring and counseling is the foremost objective of the Department. These efforts are enhanced by continuous involvement in the development and dissemination of improved instructional materials and methods.

Finance Program

The university awards the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Finance to the student upon the successful completion of the Finance curriculum and the requirements of the university and the College of Business Administration. The goal of the Bachelor of Science in Finance program is to provide students with an understanding of the role of money and wealth in the decision-making aspects of modern business. Specialization is available in the areas of Financial Institutions, Financial Planning, Corporate Finance, and Real Estate. Through such specializations, students gain an in- depth knowledge that allows them to compete effectively for employment and in graduate or professional schools.

Minor

To obtain a minor in Finance students must complete FINC 302, 356, 403, and 9 additional hours of Finance, for a total of 18 semester hours. Students must earn at least a grade of C in all Finance courses.

To obtain a minor in Economics students must complete ECON 211, 212, 6 hours of 300 or 400 level Economics courses, and 6 hours of 400-level Economics courses, for a total of 18 semester hours.   Students must earn at least a grade of C in all Economics courses.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance

  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement
FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem.Hrs.
BSAD 101 3 ACCT 205, 221 6
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 BSAD 221 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 CIS 231 3
GOVT 101 (GER) 3 ECON 211, 212 (GER) 6
HIST  Electives (GER) 6 Natural Science Electives (GER) 6
MATH 101, 106 (GER) 6 QBA 282, 285 6
  31    
       
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
ACCT 306 3 BSAD 490 3
BSAD 310 or ENGL 310 (GER) 3 ECON 317 3
ENGL Literature Elective (GER) 3 FINC 403, 405 6
FINC 302, 310, 356 9 FINC Electives 12
MNGT 301 3 MNGT 368 3
MKTG 300 3 Elective 3
Natural Science Elective (GER) 3   30
  27    

Total Hours Required for Degree: 121

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