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BSBA in Finance

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program in Finance is a 120-credit program designed for students who are either employed in or plan to enter banking or finance industry.

The BSBA in Finance program focuses on:

  • Investments
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Financial management of organizations

All students must complete a capstone requirement, Strategic Management, which integrates content across the BSBA in Finance degree program and validates the students’ knowledge.

Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the BSBA degree in Finance and are fulfilled in the General Education section of the degree chart. 6
  • College Algebra or Quantitative Business Analysis within Intellectual and Practical Skills section of General Education requirements.
  • Statistics within Math section of General Education requirements.
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: All credits in this area of study may be completed with Thomas Edison State University courses and/or exams.

The major area of study in Finance is designed for students who are either employed in or plan to be employed in banking or other financial institutions, stock brokerage firms, in the financial services industry and in the financial division of major organizations. Finance is broadly defined to include financial markets and institutions, investments and the financial management of organizations.

Note 1: This list of subjects is offered as a guide. Other subjects may also be considered appropriate for this major area of study.

Note 2: Consumer Finance, Personal Finance or Personal Investments cannot be included in the major area of study.

Note 3: Thomas Edison State University course refers to the University’s own course offering of Guided Study, Online or Contract Learning courses.

Note 4: Thomas Edison State University examination refers to the University’s own exam program — TECEP®.

Note 5: Other subjects listed can either be courses transferred from other colleges/universities or credits earned through Prior Learning Assessment (see College Catalog for more information on PLA).

It is strongly recommended that all BS/BSBA students, regardless of area of study, include a business ethics subject as part of the general education or electives component of their degree.