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2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog 
  
2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog

Business Administration - With A Concentration in Finance, B.S.


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The goals of the Business Administration major are to:

  1. Equip the graduate with the appropriate knowledge, skills and background to pursue graduate studies in Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Law or other related areas; and
  2. Equip the graduate with the appropriate knowledge, skills, and background to pursue meaningful careers in the public or private sector.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will have knowledge of basic functions and theories of Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and other areas of Business Administration in our economy;
  2. Analyze and solve business problems;
  3. Pursue successfully graduate level studies and/or a career in Finance, other areas of Business Administration or other related areas;
  4. Plan and conduct research projects using various research techniques in Finance and other areas of Business Administration; and
  5. Students will use technology for management and analysis.

A Major in Business Administration with A Concentration in Finance Requires:

General Education Requirement Courses: 44
Business Administration Courses: 59
Finance Courses: 15
Finance Elective: 3
Free Electives: 3
TOTAL: 124 hours

Requirements


With requirement of 124 HOURS needed to graduate

Quantitative Literacy (3 Hrs.)


Information Technology (3 Hrs.)


Personal and Career Development (8 Hrs.)


(Collegiate Success Skills, Personal Awareness, and Career Exploration)

Finance Requirements (15 Hrs)


Free Electives (6 Hrs.)


Courses of your choice

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Total Credit Hours: 124


Career Information


In the field of finance, there are three main categories of the industry: public, corporate, and personal. From financial planning to investment banking to insurance, people who pursue careers in finance power the world. Careers in finance are often a popular choice in that they can offer a high-paying position shortly after completing your degree. The different opportunities for working within the finance field are vast, with a multitude of specialties to choose from.

Positions in the field:

  • Commercial Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • Financial Planner
  • Insurance Agent
  • Public Accounting
  • Hedge Fund Manager
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Salaries for Finance Jobs

Professional Organizations:

  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
  • American Finance Association (AFA)
  • American Association of Bank Directors (AABD)
  • Association of Finance Professionals (AFP)
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)
  • CMT Association
  • Financial Planning Association (FPA)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
  • Institute of Financial Operations (IFO)
  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
  • Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA)
  • Security Traders Association (STA)
  • Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP)

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