2019-2020 University Catalog 
  
    Sep 19, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog

Finance, B.A.


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The field of financial management, now more than ever, needs ethical professionals with a broad educational background. Financial management examines the sources and uses of funds within an organization, the returns and risks related to an organization’s working capital and capital budgeting decisions. Financial curriculum prepares students for challenging and fast-paced positions in financial planning, investment, and services in both public and private sector finance.

Minimum Credits Required: 58

Additional Requirements


Students majoring in Finance must also meet these requirements:

  1. At least six (6) courses at the 300-400 level must be completed in the School of Business at Baldwin Wallace University.
  2. Students planning to attend graduate school are encouraged to take calculus.
  3. A maximum of 4 semester hours of a D grade in a required Business prefix course may be counted toward the major.

Residency Note:


*ACC 245  & FNC 280  must be taken at BW. Two upper level finance electives, that are not from the list of required Finance Major courses, may transfer. Any other upper level finance electives will be evaluated for equivalency into the required Undergraduate Finance Major curriculum. No transfer course if taken outside a 5 year window from semester start or not meeting minimum grade requirements will be accepted. Petitions for exception to this policy must be made to the Finance Program Director.

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