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Grand Valley State University    
 
    
 
  Aug 18, 2017
 
2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance


Requirements for the B.B.A.


Core Courses


All business core courses acquaint you with various fields in business and help you learn to communicate, to interact, and to assume responsible positions in your chosen field.

For a major in business administration, you must complete the following courses:

Required Business Electives


Three upper-division Seidman courses are not applied to the major or minor (nine credits total). However, these courses can be applied toward a second business major.

Electives


Students may elect nonbusiness or business courses to fulfill their elective course requirements. Students may apply up to six hours of internship and independent research credit, in any combination, toward their degree requirements. Business majors may not take any of the major courses, except the internship, on a credit/no credit basis.

Requirements for a Major in Finance


Additional Courses


And three other courses from the following list with at least one of three being a finance course:

  • Any one, two or three upper-division finance course not part of the core requirements.

Note:


Note that the economics courses selected for the business cognate cannot count as a finance elective.

Some financial institutions require a minimum of 12 credits of accounting for students who plan to seek positions as credit analysts.

Finance Program Description


Click here for the program description. 



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