Undergraduate Program

Finance (B.S.)

The department offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance with concentrations in Financial Service Administration, Financial Analyst, Financial Planning, or Real Estate that allow students to specialize their degree.

Student Learning Outcomes
College of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Finance

  1. Students will understand basic concepts in finance.
  2. Students will demonstrate the ability to use ethics in financial decision making.
  3. Ability to solve financial problems.

Degree Requirements

The degree requirements for finance give an overall view of courses required to complete the degree program.

Degree Requirements


The department offers the following concentrations

Financial PlanningFinancial Planning
This concentration is designed for students interested in becoming a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). A CFP manages all aspects of the financial planning process.

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Financial Services Administration Financial Services Administration
This concentration is designed for students interested in working in the financial services industry and/or becoming a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP©) exam.

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Financial AnalystFinancial Analyst
This concentration is for students interested in becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). CFA is a designation that focuses on institutional portfolio management and investments analysis.

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Real EstateReal Estate
This concentration is designed for students interested in pursuing a license to sell real estate in Louisiana or becoming a certified real estate appraiser.

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The Department of Economics and Finances offers two minors. Students may minor in Finance and/or Economics.

Minor Requirements