BS Finance

Offered through the University of Mount Olive’s Robert L. Tillman School of Business, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Finance prepares students to plan, manage, and analyze the financial aspects of business enterprises and financial institutions, equipping them with the necessary tools to maximize the value of investments. In addition to a fundamental understanding of core business principles, students will study financial accounting, marketing, macro- and microeconomics, business law, and financial management.

Key Program Features

Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency of terminology, theories, and concepts of finance

Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different investment choices as individual securities or in a portfolio context in a risk-return framework

Demonstrate specific processes and skills applied in the field of finance, including the concepts of time, value of money, analysis of capital budgeting projects, payout policy, and working capital management

Program Details

Students complete the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) certification as part of FIN 450. BMC Modules consist of the following topics:

  • Economic Indicators: The primacy of GDP, monitoring GDP, and forecasting GDP
  • Currencies: Currency market mechanics, currency valuation, central banks and currencies, currency risk
  • Fixed Income: The roots of the bond market, bond valuation drivers, central bankers and interest rates, the yield curve and why it matters, movements in the yield curve
  • Equities: Introducing the stock market, the nature of equities, equity research, absolute valuation, relative valuation
  • Getting Started on the Terminal: Using the terminal, analyzing the market, exploring the equity market, discovering the fixed income market, building an equity portfolio

More Information

School of Business Core (30SH):

  • ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACC 212 Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 201 Business Law
  • BUS 302 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
  • BUS 370 International Business
  • FIN 320 Corporation Finance
  • HRM 322 Human Capital Management
  • MGT 311 Fundamentals of Management
  • MIS 300 Management of Information Systems
  • MKT 351 Fundamentals of Marketing

Major (30SH):

  • ACC 311 Intermediate Accounting
  • FIN 325 Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FIN 330 Risk Management and Insurance
  • FIN 340 Principles of Investments
  • FIN 350 Real Estate Finance
  • FIN 420 Security Analysis
  • FIN 425 Intermediate Corporate Finance
  • FIN 430 International Finance
  • FIN 440 Portfolio Management
  • FIN 450 Current Topics in Finance
  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Analyst
  • Budget Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Actuary
  • Financial Manager