May 19, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, Business Finance Concentration, B.B.A.

Department of Economics and Finance 
Sean Salter, program coordinator

In addition to meeting the Jennings A. Jones College of Business  requirements, a major in Finance with a Business Finance concentration consists of 27 semester hours of finance courses and requires a minimum 2.00 GPA. At least 50 percent of the required major hours must be taken in residence at MTSU.

The program below includes a Business Administration minor. An alternate business minor may be chosen, but it may require total hours for graduation to exceed 120

Required Courses (27 hours)

  •   - Investments 3 credit hours §
  •   - Computer Applications in Finance 3 credit hours §
  •   - Intermediate Financial Management 3 credit hours §
  •   - Managerial Finance 3 credit hours §
  •   - Portfolio Theory and Management 3 credit hours §
  • FIN electives 9 credit hours* §
  •   - International Financial Management 3 credit hours § OR
  •   - Microfinance 3 credit hours § OR
  •   - Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives 3 credit hours

NOTE: * Any finance course can be used for the FIN electives except FIN 2010 .
§ Admission to Jones College required 

Curriculum: Finance, Business Finance

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours

Total hours in program: 120


*A 2.25 GPA in these courses is required for admission to the Jones College of Business.

§Admission required

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Finance, Business Finance, B.B.A., Academic Map