Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) Major in Finance

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

General Requirements

B.B.A. students must achieve the following minimum grade-point averages for graduation:

  1. A Texas State GPA of 2.00
  2. A Business GPA of 2.25 (includes common business core, major(s), and restrictive/advanced electives); and
  3. A GPA of 2.0 in the minor(s).

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ENG 13103ENG 13203
POSI 23103HIST 13103
MATH 13293PHIL 13203
Life and Physical Sciences3Life and Physical Sciences3
COMM 13103CIS 132323
US 11001 
 16 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ACC 23613ACC 23623
ECO 23143ECO 23153
B A 23103BLAW 23613
HIST 13203POSI 23203
QMST 23333Select one of the following:3
 15 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
MGT 33033MGT 34534
CIS 33803ECO 33113
FIN 33123FIN 33133
ACC 33133FIN 33163
Select one of the following:3FIN 33183
 15 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
Free Elective3Free Electives4
MKT 33433FIN Advanced Elective3
FIN Advanced Elective3FIN 43193
ACC Advanced Elective3MGT 4335 (Capstone)3
ECO Advanced Elective13 
 15 13
Total Hours: 120

ECO advanced elective may be chosen from any 3000-4000 level ECO course not required for the major (excluding any ELADV course).


Credit can be earned by successfully passing a test.  Students must pay a fee to take the test.

FIN Advanced Electives

FIN 4317Case Problems in Finance3
FIN 4318Portfolio Management & Derivatives3
FIN 4320Treasury and Working Capital Management3
FIN 4321Real Estate Finance3
FIN 4322Student Managed Investment Fund Practicum3
FIN 4325Advanced Financial Planning3
FIN 4326Financial Plan Development3
FIN 4331International Finance3
FIN 4340Commercial Bank Management3
Any FIN 4380 course

ACC Advanced Electives

ACC 3314Intermediate Accounting II3
ACC 3365Cost/Managerial Accounting3
ACC 3385Accounting Systems3
ACC 4328Survey of Income Tax3