The Bachelor of Science in Finance is designed to prepare students for positions in the field of corporate financial management and related areas. The program provides both practical and theoretical training in financial decision-making and the creation of wealth through the art and science of managing financial resources. Students also develop a broad perspective of the global economic and financial environment.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Explain the financial objectives of an organization and apply quantitative, qualitative and problem-solving skills in order to achieve those objectives.
- Describe ethical, legal, and global issues that impact an organization’s financial position.
- Discuss the theoretical and practical aspects of corporate finance.
- Explain the structure and operation of financial markets domestically and internationally.
- Demonstrate oral and written communication skills needed by financial managers.
- Examine the financial position of an organization and make financial decisions.
To receive a Bachelor of Science with a major in Financial Management, students must complete at least 180 quarter units as articulated below, 45 of which must be completed in residence at National University, 76.5 of which must be completed at the upper-division level, and a minimum 70.5 units of the University General Education requirements. In the absence of transfer credit, additional general electives may be necessary to satisfy total units for the degree. The following courses are specific degree requirements. Refer to the section of undergraduate admission procedures for specific information regarding admission and evaluation. All students receiving an undergraduate degree in Nevada are required by State Law to complete a course in Nevada Constitution.
- ECO 203 Principles of Microeconomics
- ECO 204 Principles of Macroeconomics
- ACC 201 Financial Accounting Funds.
- ACC 202 Managerial Accounting Funds.
- MNS 205 Intro to Quantitative Methods
- LAW 304 Legal Aspects of Business I
- MGT 309C Prin. of Mgmt & Organizations
- FIN 310 Business Finance
- MKT 302A Marketing Fundamentals
- ACC 410A Intermediate Accounting I
- ACC 410B Intermediate Accounting II
- FIN 440 Financial Institutions
- FIN 442 Investments
- FIN 443 Working Capital Management
- FIN 444 Risk Management & Insurance
- FIN 446 International Financial Mgmt
- FIN 447 Financial Planning
- FIN 449 Analysis of Financial Statemen
- FIN 453 Finance and Banking
- FIN 454 Capital Structure & Financing
- FIN 455 Valuation of a Corporation
- FIN 456 Financial Project (Capstone)