May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Finance, B.S.B.A.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Students who complete the undergraduate program in finance will be able to:

  • explain the function of capital and money markets in the context of domestic and global financial systems.

  • apply valuation techniques in order to make investment recommendations.

  • assess risk and return characteristics of investment opportunities;
  • communicate effectively financial concepts, recommendations, and decisions.


Tulsa Curriculum and First Year Experience (46 hours)

General Curriculum (25 hours)

  • Block I, Aesthetic Inquiry and Creative Experience (6 hours)
  • Block II, Historical and Social Interpretation (12 hours)
    • ECON 2013  Principles of Economics I: Macroeconomics
    • ECON 2023  Principles of Economics II: Microeconomics
    • Other Block II electives (6 hours)
  • Block III, Scientific Investigation (7 hours, including one hour of laboratory or field experience)


Major electives must include two finance electives and one elective chosen from accounting, business law, finance, computer information systems, quantitative methods, economics, mathematics, or statistics.

General Education Electives (9 hours)

Only courses from outside of the Collins College of Business may be used for general education electives.

Free Electives (6 hours)

Any non-required undergraduate course offered by the institution.

Total: 120 hours

Finance, B.S.B.A., Additional Requirements

Finance majors must complete ENGL 1033 , MATH 1143 , MATH 1243  (or higher level math courses), and ENGL 3003  with a grade of C or higher.

Finance majors must complete or show proficiency through the first year of a modern foreign language.

Finance majors must complete each of the Business Core courses with a grade of C or higher, except for courses designated Pass/Fail.

ECON 2013  and ECON 2023  are required courses in the Business Core which are also used to fulfill part of the Tulsa Curriculum Block II requirement.

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