Finance, BBA

Business Administration

Campus:Modesto Maidique Campus, Fully Online

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Program Description

Students who graduate with the finance major are prepared to enter positions in corporations, financial institutions, brokerage firms, investment banks, and government. They also are prepared for post-graduate study in all areas of business. Earning a degree in finance enables students to identify the functions of financial markets and institutions and examine their impact on the level of interest rates and interest rate differentials; explore the international integration of financial markets and analyze implications for financial managers; determine and analyze the appropriate measures of risk and return for various financial instruments; and apply the mechanics and regulation of financial securities exchanges to determine the value of stocks, bonds, and securities.

Admission Requirements

• Students entering FIU as freshman or as a transfer student with less than 30 credits will need to meet the general admission criteria. Click here for the details http://admissions.fiu.edu/apply/freshman/
• Minimum GPA of 2.5 for all lower division courses and upper division non-business courses (including transfer coursework)
• For continuing FIU and transfer students the GPA earned for ALL business pre-core courses must be 2.5

ACG 2021 Accounting for Decision
ACG 3301 Accounting for Planning and Control
CGS 2100 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications for Business or CGS 2060 Introduction to Microcomputers
ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics
STA 2023 Statistics for Business and Economics
MAC 2233 Calculus for Business
• Completion of either (a) all UCC requirements and 60 lower division credits, or (b) an Associate of Arts (AA) from a Florida accredited institution.
• All transfer students must also complete the Math Placement Assessment for Incoming Students. The results from that assessment are utilized to guide students for placement in appropriate mathematics courses.
• For transfer students who have not successfully completed college-level mathematics courses, results determine appropriate mathematics enrollment. Students transferring in college-level mathematics courses should use their results to assess (a) readiness for remaining mathematics courses and (b) readiness for upper-division Business Core Courses in finance and quantitative methods.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

Wages & Employment Trends for Financial Examiners:

Florida Median income$74,850
Florida rate of growth+27%
National Median wages$76,310
National Projected growth+6%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2061.00

Contact Information

College of Business Academic Advising
Modesto A. Maidique Campus - MANGO 240
11200 S.W. 8th Street Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-0051
Email: cobquestions@fiu.edu
Website: https://business.fiu.edu/undergraduate/advising.cfm