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Finance - BACHELOR'S (BBA)

CIP CODE 52.0803.00

DEGREE OVERVIEW

Finance is the branch of business concerned with the management of money. It draws upon concepts from economics, statistics, and mathematics to help investors and mangers make sound financial decisions. Finance is generally classified into three areas: corporate finance, investments and securities, and financial institutions.


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The AACSB-accredited 120 credit hour degree program includes 12 to 18 hours of finance built around the core business curriculum with the option of double majoring in a second business area. Finance undergraduate courses include

  • Investments
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Money and Capital Markets
  • Portfolio Management and Security Analysis
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Wealth and Exchange

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Training is critical in financial careers, as many options have professional certification programs that are important and are a plus in the job market. In selecting a job, give consideration to the training program and the professional development opportunities to allow for certification. Some of the typical career paths are:

  • Budget/Credit/Financial Analyst
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Investment Banker
  • Loan Officer
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Portfolio or Risk Management
  • Stockbroker
  • Venture Capitalist

DEGREE OPTIONS

BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

This option allows for inclusion of one of the business certificates available. Or students may opt for a double major with another business area of study. Blending the BBA in Finance with the BBA in accounting or the BBA in economics are current demand areas in the marketplace.

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WHY CHOOSE US?

  • The UTA College of Business is in the top 100 nationally and top 50 public “Best Undergraduate Business Schools” by Poets & Quants (2021)
  • Named #No. 23 as a Top Value Undergraduate Business School by Poets & Quants (2021)
  • UTA Finance Department is a CFA Institute Affiliated University preparing students for the CFA program exams
  • UTA finance students utilize the Sam Mahrouq Financial Markets Lab to conduct financial analyses with technology used in every investment firm, with the opportunity for earning a Bloomberg certification
  • Opportunity for hands-on experience with a student-managed investment fund and finance internships for course credit
  • Facilitated admission or Fast Track business program to complete a master’s degree in a variety of business programs
  • Opportunity to participate in the College of Business Goolsby Leadership Academy

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PROGRAM CONTACT

Name:
Hakim Sims

Email:
hakim.sims@uta.edu

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Finance - BACHELOR'S (BBA)

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Department of Finance and Real Estate

College of Business

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OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE

1st YEAR
5th YEAR
10th YEAR
$55,000
$58,000
$74,000
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