Degree Plans/Finance Courses

The finance and the financial services marketing degrees have each met the stringent educational requirements set forth by AACSB for a bachelor’s degree in finance. Each curriculum includes senior-level courses in accounting and finance among other general business course requirements.  In addition to the respective specific focus, each degree plan is designed to develop student communication, technological, critical thinking and ethical decision-making skills.

Bachelor of Science in Finance.  The finance degree program offers a classical and professional educational experience that develops critical thinking abilities through finance and economics courses. The goal of the program is to help students understand the role of money and wealth in the decision-making aspects of modern business. Students are prepared for career opportunities in corporate finance, commercial banking, insurance and investment banking. Based on their career plans, students can take finance electives that specialize in financial institutions, financial planning, corporate finance and/or real estate.

Financial Services Marketing Concentration.  Experience the best of both worlds. Trying to decide whether to major in finance or professional sales? At Nicholls State University, you don’t have to choose one over the other. The financial services marketing concentration combines the knowledge of financial markets and institutions with professional selling skills. The curriculum includes senior-level courses in accounting, finance and marketing among other general business course requirements. The program’s students are prepared for careers in financial planning, personal banking, stock brokerage and insurance and real estate sales.

Minor in Finance

To obtain a minor in Finance students must complete FINC 302, 356, 403, and 9 additional hours of 300- or 400-level Finance, for a total of 18 semester hours.

Course Descriptions

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