SNC’s BSBA in Finance and Economics is designed to prepare graduates for careers in funds/wealth/portfolio management, economic policy, or banking - whether domestically or involving multinational operations – as well as personal financial management.

Finance and Economics

Students have the flexibility to customize their curriculum to place additional emphasis on either discipline, or take a more balanced approach.  Coupled with electives from the entrepreneurship curriculum, this degree may also prepare graduates for careers involved with the financing of start-up businesses and/or secondary funding rounds to finance scalable growth needs.

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Lower Division Business Core

Students must take Math 251 (Statistics) to fulfill their General Education math requirement.

ACCT 204 Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 205 Managerial Accounting 3
ECON 101 Principles or Microeconomics 3
ECON 102 Principles or Microeconomics 3
GBUS 291, ENGL 240, or 304 Business Writing, Intro to Journalism or Advanced Composition 3
MGMT 260 Principles of Management 3
MKTG 201 Introduction to Marketing 3
Total Credits  21
Upper Division Business Core
BLAW 360 Business Law 3
INTB 320 Global Business Environment 3
INTB 370 Leadership in a Global Environment 3
INTB 417 Global Operations Management 3
BFIN 351 Corporate Finance 3
MGMT 430 Business Strategy 3
Total Credits 18
Business Concentration - Recommended for Graduate
(choose 9 credits of Upper Divisions Business Electives)
Finance and Economics Requirements
ECON 320 Microeconomic Theory 3
ECON 321 Macroeconomic Theory 3
INTL 301 Development Economics 3
INTB 415 or BFIN 270 Global Finance & Economics or Economics of Money, Investment and Banking 3
BFIN 460 Financial Portfolio & Investments 3
BFIN 475 Capstone in Finance/Economics 3
Total Credits 18


*Requirements listed above are based off the 2014-2015 Catalog, for other information check past catalogs or graduation requirements.