Finance

Bachelor of Science, School of Business

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Department Overview

The primary objective of the School of Business is to prepare students for successful and rewarding careers in traditional business occupations establishing a strong foundation for management and executive roles and responsibilities. The School of Business offers five degrees (all Bachelor of Arts): accounting, finance, international business, management, and marketing. These programs reflect a belief that professionals require technical and leadership skills that are balanced with the perspective, critical thinking, and communication skills produced by a combined business and liberal arts education.

Degree Information

This major requires development of a specific plan and input from a finance advisor.

Career Opportunities

Many career choices are available in finance. The three principal areas of employment are the following:

  • Corporate finance
  • Banking
  • Investments

Contact

Brian Henry, M.S.B, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor and Finance Program Chair
Contact by Email
913.360.7066

Ferrell Academic Center

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  • David Bryant, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • David Greenens
    Associate Professor
  • Lyndsey Gewecke
    Assistant Professor
  • Jan Hansen, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Brian Henry, M.S.B, M.B.A.
    Assistant Professor and Finance Program Chair
  • Donald Hoy, J.D.
    Professor Emeritus
  • Clay Johnston, M.B.A.
    Assistant Professor and Marketing Program Chair
  • Michael King, J.D.
    Director, School of Business & Associate Professor
  • Madeline Rogers, J.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Kristen Whiteley
    Assistant Professor

Freshmen Year

Liberal Arts Core (e.g., ENGL-1010)3
Liberal Arts Core (e.g., THEO-1100)3
Liberal Arts Core (Foreign Language)4
GNST-1000BC Experience1
BUSI-1650Quantitative Methods for Bus3
ACCT-2090Prin. of Financial Accounting3
Total17
Liberal Arts Core (e.g., PHIL-1750)3
Liberal Arts Core (Foreign Language)4
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Nat. World)4
BUSI-2650Business Statistics3
ACCT-2010Prin. of Managerial Accounting3
Total17

Sophomore Year

Liberal Arts Core (EXSC-1115, Wellness)1
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., History)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Nat. World)3
General Elective3
ECON-2090Macroeconomics3
MGMT-2250Prin. of Bus. Management3
Total16
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Philosophy)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Aesthetic)3
General Elective3
General Elective3
ECON-2100Principles of Microeconomics3
FINC-3100Principles of Finance3
Total18

Junior Year

Liberal Arts Foundation (THEO-2000)*3
General Elective3
MKTG-3100Principles of Marketing3
BUSI-3710Legal Environment of Business3
FINC-4100Corporate Finance3
Total15
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., History)3
General Elective3
ECON-3060Money and Banking3
FINC-4650Finance Spreadsheet Modeling3
FINC-4910Investments3
Total15

Experiential Learning Requirement (FINC-4780): Junior–Senior Year

Senior Year

Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Aesthetic)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (PHIL-3250)*3
BUSI-4850Executive Writing Seminar2
ACCT-4200Finan. Stmt Analy. & Bus Val3
FINC-4900International Finance3
ACCT or ECONElective3
Total17
Liberal Arts Core (EXSC Fitness course)1
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Faith)3
BUSI-4900Strategic Management3
BUSI-4860Ethics Seminar1
FINC-4950Advanced Corp. Finance3
FINCElective3
FINC-COMPSenior Comprehensivecr
Total14

* A Liberal Arts Foundation course that is required for all majors in the School of Business as a prerequisite for the Capstone Curriculum BUSI-4860, Seminar on Ethics and Morality for Business Professionals.

Other Department Offerings

  • Bachelor of Arts in Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing
  • Minors in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, and Finance
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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