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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Financial Management

Program Overview

Offers students a strong base in both accounting and finance. With a solid understanding of both, graduates are well-versed in corporate finance and investment services and enter careers in banking, trading, and brokerage firms.

The bachelor of science in business administration curriculum consists of 120 hours comprised of business classes and liberal arts classes to give you a well-rounded education. CU CU Denver core (34 hours) You'll be educated in English, math, behavioral and social science, humanities, international perspectives, and cultural diversity. General electives for business (12 hours) These courses are taken outside of the Business School, but support a stronger awareness of disciplines relevant to business studies. Course topics include: Professional speaking, Microeconomics, Business writing, and Experiential learning Business core (36 hours) Your business classes will take you through the hard and soft skills necessary to succeed in business. You will also gain an international perspective of business through the required international course. Course topics include: Career and professional development, Business statistics, Business problem solving, Managerial accounting, Business law and ethics, Operations management, Marketing, Business policy and strategy management, and Managing of individuals and teams Major classes (18 hours) A mix of both the accounting and finance coursework, you'll have a strong understanding of the distinctions and overlap between both disciplines. Course topics include: Management of business capital Investment and portfolio management Income tax accounting Financial accounting International studies (3 hours) Business is global, so your degree should be as well. Take advantage of any number of study abroad opportunities or apply your major to an internationally-focused course in a field that interests you. Past study abroad trips include: Innovation in Cuba, Sports and entertainment in London, Leadership in Dubai, and Sustainability in Denmark Electives and/or foreign language proficiency (17 hours) Foreign language courses may be waived if you've taken a certain number of classes in high school. These electives give you the freedom to dive deeper into topics or courses that interest you.
Program Description
The bachelor of science in business administration curriculum consists of 120 hours comprised of business classes and liberal arts classes to give you a well-rounded education. CU CU Denver core (34 hours) You'll be educated in English, math, behavioral and social science, humanities, international perspectives, and cultural diversity. General electives for business (12 hours) These courses are taken outside of the Business School, but support a stronger awareness of disciplines relevant to business studies. Course topics include: Professional speaking, Microeconomics, Business writing, and Experiential learning Business core (36 hours) Your business classes will take you through the hard and soft skills necessary to succeed in business. You will also gain an international perspective of business through the required international course. Course topics include: Career and professional development, Business statistics, Business problem solving, Managerial accounting, Business law and ethics, Operations management, Marketing, Business policy and strategy management, and Managing of individuals and teams Major classes (18 hours) A mix of both the accounting and finance coursework, you'll have a strong understanding of the distinctions and overlap between both disciplines. Course topics include: Management of business capital Investment and portfolio management Income tax accounting Financial accounting International studies (3 hours) Business is global, so your degree should be as well. Take advantage of any number of study abroad opportunities or apply your major to an internationally-focused course in a field that interests you. Past study abroad trips include: Innovation in Cuba, Sports and entertainment in London, Leadership in Dubai, and Sustainability in Denmark Electives and/or foreign language proficiency (17 hours) Foreign language courses may be waived if you've taken a certain number of classes in high school. These electives give you the freedom to dive deeper into topics or courses that interest you.

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