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

Traditional Undergraduate Degree Sheets
  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Analyst
  • Budget Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Actuary
  • Financial Manager