May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Business Administration Major with Concentration in Financial Investments, B.S.


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Coordinator: Dr. Dean Frear

Total minimum number of credits required for a major in Business Administration with Concentration in Financial Investments leading to the Bachelor of Science degree - 123.

The Financial Investments Concentration at Wilkes is constructed upon the Sidhu School’s common foundation courses and the General Education requirements of the University. Financial Investment Concentration students begin their studies with [[FIN-240]].Subsequent courses cover other topics such as investment management, long-term strategic financial planning, risk management and insurance, money and banking and personal finance

Common career paths for graduates in this major are in the fields of financial management, financial analysis, securities, commodities, financial services sales agents and personal financial advisors. For those considering an academic career, the major may lead to an MBA and/or doctoral program.

Requirements for the Financial Investments Major (30 credits total) Credits

Required Courses and Recommended Course Sequence


Total Credits: 17


Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 16


Total Credits: 15


Fifth Semester


Total Credits: 16


Sixth Semester


Total Credits: 18


Seventh Semester


Total Credits: 13


Eighth Semester


Total Credits: 15


Total Credits: 123


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