Curriculum & Courses

Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance Major

 

For full course descriptions, use the online Academic Calendar .

The foundation of the BBA includes 16 required core business courses, 10 major courses, 10 General Education courses, and four electives, for a total of 40 courses over four years.


Core Courses

The 16 required core business courses in the BBA consist of the following:

  • ACCT 2121 - Financial Accounting Concepts
  • ACCT 3224 - Management Accounting I
  • ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1103 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ENTR 4433 - Business Plan Development
  • FNCE 3227 - Introduction to Finance
  • HRES 2170 - Introduction to Human Resources
  • INBU 3301 - Global Business Environment
  • LSCM 3403 - Operations Management
  • MGMT 2262 - Statistics and Analytics for Business
  • MGMT 3210 - Business Communication Theory and Practice
  • MGMT 3230 - Business Law
  • MGMT 3276 - Organizational Behaviour
  • MGMT 5333 - Strategic Management
  • MKTG 2150 - Introduction to Marketing


One of

  • ENTR 2301 - Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Experience
  • MGMT 2130 - Management Principles and Practices
  • SINV 2201 - Introduction to Social Innovation


Major Specific Courses

All BBA - Finance students must complete the 10 major courses in one of the following concentrations as part of their requirements.

The concentration in Financial Analysis consists of 10 courses, six of which are required courses and four of which are chosen from a list of options.

Required Courses
  • FNCE 3228 - Advanced Corporate Finance
  • FNCE 3302 - International Finance
  • FNCE 4407 - Investments and Portfolio Management
  • FNCE 4408 - Financial Risk Management
  • FNCE 4409 - Securities Analysis and Valuation
  • FNCE 5010 - Advanced Topics in Finance

Four of the following option courses
  • ACCT 3220 - Financial Accounting Practices
  • ACCT 3221 - Intermediate Accounting I
  • ECON 3395 - Introduction to Applied Econometrics
  • FNCE 3304 - Business and Financial Modeling
  • FNCE 3730 - Special Topics in Finance
  • FNCE 3399 - Directed Readings *
  • FNCE 4406 - Financial Markets, Institutions and Governance
  • FNCE 4499 - Directed Readings *
  • MGMT 2263 - Business Statistics ll
  • MKTG 3150 - The Science of Persuasion


Note:
* No more than one FNCE Directed Readings course may be used as one of the option courses in a concentration.

The concentration in Financial Services consists of 10 courses, eight of which are required courses and two of which are chosen from a list of options.

Required Courses
  • FNCE 3201 - Retirement Planning
  • FNCE 3203 - Income Tax Planning
  • FNCE 3205 - Strategic Investment Planning
  • FNCE 3207 - Risk Management and Estate Planning
  • FNCE 3228 - Advanced Corporate Finance
  • FNCE 3302 - International Finance
  • FNCE 4407 - Investments and Portfolio Management
  • FNCE 5010 - Advanced Topics in Finance

Two of the following option courses
  • FNCE 3304 - Business and Financial Modeling
  • FNCE 3730 - Special Topics in Finance
  • FNCE 3399 - Directed Readings *
  • FNCE 4406 - Financial Markets, Institutions and Governance
  • FNCE 4408 - Financial Risk Management
  • FNCE 4409 - Securities Analysis and Valuation
  • FNCE 4499 - Directed Readings *
  • MKTG 3150 - The Science of Persuasion


Note:
* No more than one FNCE Directed Readings course may be used as one of the option courses in a concentration.


Electives

  • Students must complete four electives courses.


General Education Requirements

Ten courses must be completed to meet the General Education requirements to graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

  1. Four courses will be taken at the foundational level: one from each of the thematic clusters.
  2. Three courses will be taken at the second tier: no more than one from each of the thematic clusters. One of these courses must be from the Numeracy and Scientific Literacy cluster.
  3. Three courses must be taken at the third tier, selected from at least two of the thematic clusters.