Program Details

Program Outline

Program Outline

Learn the fundamentals of the finance industry and gain a better understanding of financial investing, international finance, capital planning and financial analysis. AIU’s Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance can help prepare you for a career in the finance industry.

We can help you learn how to:

  • Assess and solve issues in a business environment by applying the principles of finance and accounting.
  • Implement quantitative tools to analyze contemporary business functions and practices.
  • Recognize the connection between finance concepts and their use in the global markets.
  • Use current operations and marketing management practices and principles to increase efficiency and productivity.

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Courses

Courses

Degree Requirements

General Education
BUSN125Applied Business Mathematics4.5
COMP101Introduction to Computers4.5
COMP102Introduction to Computers Lab1.5
ECON220Microeconomics4.5
ECON224Macroeconomics4.5
ENGL106English Composition I4.5
ENGL107English Composition II4.5
HUMA205Art Appreciation4.5
HUMA215Topics in Cultural Studies4.5
PRES111Presentation Essentials4.5
SCIE206Biology4.5
SCIE207Biology Lab1.5
SCIE210Environmental Science4.5
SCIE211Environmental Science Lab1.5
General Education Electives (1)4.5
Total Credit Hours:58.5

General Electives

A combination of 8 electives dependent on Program

Total Credit Hours:36

Students enrolled in the Fashion Marketing Specialization Option are required to take: FASH 212, Historical and Contextual Studies, in place of HUMA 205 Art Appreciation; and FASH 209, Fashion Cycle, in place of one General Elective.

Lower Division Core
ACCT205Principles of Accounting I4.5
BUSN105Introduction to Business4.5
BUSN150Legal and Ethical Environment of Business4.5
MKTG205Principles of Marketing4.5
Total Credit Hours:18
Upper Division Core
ACCT310Managerial Accounting4.5
BUSN311Quantitative Methods and Analysis4.5
FINA310Financial Management4.5
MGMT310Management and Leadership of Organizations4.5
MGMT315Survey of Human Resource Management4.5
MGMT305Management Information Systems4.5
Total Credit Hours:27

Specialization Options

Finance
FINA315Financial Instruments4.5
FINA320Capital Planning4.5
FINA325Funds Acquisition4.5
FINA330Asset and Debt Management4.5
FINA405Investment4.5
FINA410International Financial Management4.5
FINA425Budgeting4.5
FINA435Financial Analysis4.5
MGMT499Program Capstone4.5

Total Credit Hours: 180

AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), with all its specializations, is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Classes Overview

Classes Overview

At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. Your classes may include:

Financial Instruments

The course will examine each of the securities markets, the instruments available in these markets and putting the different investments into perspective. The course will introduce the students to the characteristics of the major investors and the terminology used in the securities markets.

Capital Planning

This course focuses on financial management techniques related to capital expenditure and investment decision making. Topics include short-term and strategic implications of capital expenditure decisions, developing an integrated approach to capital expenditure decision-making process on sound concepts and their managerial implications.

Budgeting

This course will provide fundamental understanding of budgeting, budgeting process and includes a practical guide for preparing financial budgets.

Funds Acquisition

This course examines the alternatives available to management in acquiring funds and related costs and risks. Topics include matching projects with funds acquired, assessing risk of projects with funds, and developing strategies on acquiring funds.

Asset and Debt Management

The course will examine details of managing client's assets including allocation, selection and management in a tax and estate in efficient manner.

Investment

This course focuses on securities and securities markets. Topics include analysis of various categories of corporate securities, public securities, and other investments, types of risks and taxes that affect investment policy timing, selection and investment values.



Still not sure which specialization is right for you?

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Tuition and Fees

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Ways to Save

Ways to Save

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  • Scholarships & Grants - AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
  • Military Discounts– AIU Online offers a 45% tuition discount to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition discount to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
  • Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits you need toward your degree
  • Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, military service, or work experience

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