The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Finance paves the way for your career in business. AUM’s College of Business will give you the tools and skills for a successful career in:
AUM’s BSBA in Finance offers a mix of applied and theoretical courses with an emphasis on applying practical knowledge and skills in the workplace. Through the successful completion of courses in the Finance core, you will garner the terminology, tools and skills necessary for a career in the financial services industry or functional area of financial management, as well as for graduate study. The program requires completion of a broad core of lower division courses that comprise the AUM core curriculum and an upper division business core that emphasizes a common body of knowledge and tools underlying the successful practice of business administration.
In this program you’ll learn to determine the value of businesses, help new businesses find the capital they need to succeed or assist a young couple in planning for a comfortable retirement. You’ll get a solid foundation in financial institutions, financial planning, and financial management before choosing to concentrate in one of these areas or select advanced courses in finance, accounting or economics.
To get valuable real-world experience in the financial marketplace, competitive internships are available with local, regional, and national firms. You could also intern with a government agency or nonprofit organization. AUM Finance students have benefited from internships with companies such as:
During the course of earning your business bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Finance, you will learn from and be mentored by experienced and knowledgeable College of Business faculty, over 90 percent of whom hold a doctoral degree in their field. These faculty members maintain their currency in the field through conducting research and publishing their works in academic and practitioner journals, books, book chapters, along with a variety of other outlets.
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.
Employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 591,800 new jobs. In addition, increasing usage of data and market research in order to understand customers and product demand, and to evaluate marketing strategies, will lead to growing demand for market research analysts. This median annual wage for business and financial occupations was $68,350 in May 2018.
Department of Business Administration
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The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the core curriculum courses required for all majors and may not include some program-specific information, such as admissions, retention and termination standards.
Course sampling specific to the Finance major includes:
For more information about the AUM Finance program, please contact the faculty and staff in the Department of Business Administration.
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