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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Finance is a four year program that provides an excellent foundation in finance. Its conceptual focus is designed to prepare students for success in a constantly evolving business environment and to also prepare students for graduate studies. Today’s global business environment brings new opportunities and challenges to the finance profession. New business reporting models, international financial reporting standards, financial disclosure, corporate governance, fraud prevention and government regulations are all shaping the future of the finance profession.

Major Requirements

Admission to the Program

A formal declaration of major


Students are required to complete 16 credit Hours of finance courses and 15 Hours of accounting courses, apart from Principles of Accounting I and II and must earn a “C” or better in all courses taken in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship. They must also pass all courses in the General Education Department at Bethune-Cookman University and all required common core business courses in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship. Finance students are also required to successfully pass a comprehensive exit examination prior to graduation.

Required Finance Courses:

Total: 16

Required Accounting Courses:

Total: 15

Finance: Total Semester Hours = 125

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total: 13

Second Semester

Total: 13


All students MUST see a Student Success Coach to review the details of the vertical curriculum and prerequisites requirements.

GE = General Education Courses

*Based on your placement testing scores, these courses may require prerequisites which may extend the number of semesters needed to complete degree requirements. These prerequisites do not count towards the degree for graduation.

**Marching Band Members ONLY substitute PE Activity with MUB 110 - Marching Band . ROTC Member ONLY substitute PE Activity with MY 104 - Basic Military Science  and MYL 104 - Basic Military Science Laboratory .

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