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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance

Sullivan Business Finance
Sullivan Business Finance

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance

Sullivan's on-campus and online Business Administration Degree with a Concentration in Finance will prepare you for more advanced positions within the finance industry or the business marketplace as a whole. Areas covered include banking, investments, insurance, and portfolio management.

Program Information

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Program Highlights & Locations

This program offers interactive educational instruction by using different types of media. Students have access to a library of videos created by Sullivan University faculty. Therefore, students always have access to an instructor. This is quite helpful if, when doing homework, a student forgets which functions to use in Excel or what number to use in a formula. In addition, the Finance department attempts to infuse each lecture with the most up-to-date and relevant tools being used by practitioners in the field.

Locations:
Lexington Campus Louisville Campus Online Fort Knox Extension Campus Learning Center - Louisa

Program Information

Objectives

You will learn critical thinking skills, statistics, financial math, and valuation principles. Even if you do not work in the field of finance, you will have an appreciation of financial topics that can help in your everyday life. Since the passage of the Revenue Act of 1978, many organizations eliminated the pension (defined benefits plan) and replaced it with the 401k (defined contributions plan), so finance is important to individuals as well as organizations. In a recent survey of employees, it was determined that the most important benefit provided was the 401k; it was also the most misunderstood.

What qualities should a Finance student have?

You should have good communication skills, both written and spoken. Critical thinking skills are also essential for a finance student. You also need to have good skills with software programs, particularly Excel.

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Courses

Total Credit Hours: 120

Length: 18 months beyond the associate degree

Completion of the Associate degree or its equivalent (see the Undergraduate Admissions section of the catalog for a description of Sullivan's 2 + 2 programs):

Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken each per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

  • General Studies Electives - Students must choose four additional General Education classes; at least one from the Natural Sciences/Mathematics category, one from the Social/Behavioral Sciences Category, one from the Humanities/Fine Arts category, and one from any category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program.
  • Free Electives - Elective classes are selected in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor to balance the program in keeping with the student’s personal objectives or associate degree.

Course

Title

Credit Hours

ACT 101

4.00

ACT 102

4.00

ACT 103

4.00

BUS 204

4.00

BUS 424

4.00

CMM 401

4.00

CMM 402

4.00

CMM 403

4.00

CMM 405

4.00

FIN 324

4.00

MGT 304

4.00

MGT 330

4.00

MGT 344

4.00

MGT 434

4.00

MGT 464

4.00

MKT 304

4.00

ECO 201

4.00

ECO 202

4.00

ENG 101

4.00

ENG 102

4.00

ENG 204

4.00

GEC 220

4.00

MTH 201

4.00

MTH 202

4.00

MTH 301

4.00

PHL 464

4.00

FIN 334

4.00

FIN 344

4.00

FIN 354

4.00

FIN 364

4.00

Total Credit Hours: 120

Length: 18 months beyond the associate degree

Completion of the Associate degree or its equivalent (see the Undergraduate Admissions section of the catalog for a description of Sullivan's 2 + 2 programs):

Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken each per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

  • General Studies Electives - Students must choose four additional General Education classes; at least one from the Natural Sciences/Mathematics category, one from the Social/Behavioral Sciences Category, one from the Humanities/Fine Arts category, and one from any category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program.
  • Free Electives - Elective classes are selected in consultation with the student’s faculty advisor to balance the program in keeping with the student’s personal objectives or associate degree.