Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Banking and Financial Institutions
Each BBA degree consists of:
- University Core Curriculum
- Business Core 1
- Major Required courses
- Speech Communications course (BUAD 2321 or COMS 2382) that also satisfies a University Core requirement
- Computer Literacy course (BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330)
Note: Transfer students must take at least 50% of the required business curriculum for the BBA in residence at Sam Houston State University, which may include courses taken at The Woodlands Center campus or through SHSU Online.
1 The Business Core consists of the following courses:
|ACCT 2301||Principles of Financial Acc||3|
|ACCT 2302||Principles of Managerial Acc||3|
|BANA 2372||Business Analysis||3|
|BANA 3363||Inter Business Analysis||3|
|BUAD 2301||Business Legal Environment||3|
|BUAD 3335||Business Communication||3|
|ECON 2301||Principles Of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 2302||Principles Of Microeconomics 1||3|
|FINC 3320||Business Finance||3|
|MGIS 3310||Principles of MIS||3|
|MGMT 3310||Principles Of Management||3|
|MGMT 3370||Operations Management||3|
|MGMT 4390||Strategic Management & Policy||3|
|MKTG 3310||Principles Of Marketing||3|
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).
Banking and Financial Institutions majors must make a minimum grade of "C" or better in all FINC courses taken to graduate with a BBA in Banking and Financial Institutions.
|Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Banking and Financial Institutions|
|Component Area I (Communication)||6|
|Component Area II (Mathematics)||3|
|Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)||8|
|Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)||3|
|Component Area V (Creative Arts)||3|
|Component Area VI (U.S. History)||6|
|Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)||6|
|Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)||3|
|Component Area IX (Component Area Option)||4|
|Component Area III||4||BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330||3|
|ECON 1100, KINE 2115, MCOM 1130, or NGLI 11011||1||Component Area III||4|
|ENGL 13012||3||Component Area V||3|
|HIST 13013||3||ENGL 13022||3|
|MATH 13244||3||HIST 13023||3|
|ACCT 2301||3||ACCT 2302||3|
|BUAD 2301||3||BANA 2372||3|
|Component Area IV||3||BUAD 2321 or COMS 23821||3|
|ECON 2301||3||ECON 23026||3|
|POLS 23055||3||POLS 23065||3|
|BANA 3363||3||ACCT 3313||3|
|FINC 3320||3||BUAD 3335||3|
|FINC 4325||3||BUAD 3355 or 3357||3|
|MGMT 3310||3||FINC 3310||3|
|MKTG 3310||3||MGIS 3310||3|
|Advanced Business Electives7||3||FINC 4330||3|
|FINC 4320||3||FINC 4335||3|
|FINC 4345||3||FINC Electives (Select two from list below)8||3|
|FINC Electives (select two from list below)8||3||General Electives||3|
|MGMT 3370||3||MGMT 4390||3|
|Total Hours: 120|
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area IX (Component Area Option).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area I (Communication).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VI (U.S. History).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area II (Mathematics).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).
Business courses include any course with a ACCT, BANA, BUAD, ECON, FINC, MGIS, MGMT, or MKTG prefix.
See, FINC Electives course list below.
|FINC Electives 8|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|Financial Spreadsheet Modeling|
|Entrepreneurial/Small Firm Fin 1|
|Security Analy & Portfolio Mgt 1|
|Sem in Financial Derivatives 2|
|Undergrad Internship in Fin|
Typically offered only in the spring semester.
Typically offered only in the fall semester.
Students must earn a 2.0 minimum overall GPA in all coursework.
Students must meet a 2.0 minimum overall major GPA in all major coursework.
Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.
Students must meet a 2.0 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework.
A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours will be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours.
The following minors cannot be paired with this degree program: Minor in Banking, Minor in General Business Administration.
The BBA in Banking and Financial Institutions is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:
- Understand banking operations and regulatory compliance issues.
- Understand the function of the financial system, including the structure of Federal Reserve System and the basics of the money markets.
- Apply financial theory and data to solve problems and demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate solutions.
- Apply financial models correctly in solving quantitative problems in banking and finance and in presenting solutions to banking and finance problems.