Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Finance

Online Finance Degree

Our online finance degree program is designed to help establish a strong foundation of financial and business knowledge by delving into business administration fundamentals. The curriculum focuses on financial analysis and planning, investment, and international finance and economics. Our programmatically accredited online finance degree program offers comprehensive coverage of economic and business principles, and how to leverage financial and technological instruments.

Online Finance Degree Program Details

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Online Bachelor’s Degree in Finance

Pursue a bachelor of business with a specialization in finance online with American InterContinental University and you can access coursework anywhere, anytime. Our online finance degree curriculum was designed to fit into your busy work and family schedule so you can learn at your own pace.

What could you learn in an online bachelor’s degree program in finance?

AIU’s bachelor’s of finance online degree program was designed for busy adults who are looking for a robust understanding of environmental factors and the contemporary business landscape; best practices to analyze business functions and improve operations; and how to increase efficiency, productivity, and profit.

Only study what you still need to learn with AIU’s intellipath®. Our innovative learning platform tailors your coursework to you, so you don’t invest time studying what you already know.

Prerequisite to enroll in online finance courses?

There are no prerequisites to enroll in AIU’s online finance classes and the ACBSP-accredited degree program. We also do not require SAT scores.

Our flexible online finance classes are designed with busy people in mind, so you can pursue your education at your convenience while still tending to other responsibilities.

AIU honors relevant prior work and military experience by offering degree credit for eligible on-the-job education. You may also transfer in up to 75% of the eligible credits needed toward your degree from other universities, which could save you time and money*.

We provide you with personalized support available at every step of your education journey with a dedicated Graduation Team to help demystify the enrollment process and to help you with your education goals.

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*Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.
Not all programs are available to residents of all states.
American InterContinental University cannot guarantee employment, salary, or career advancement.

Finance Courses

Degree Requirements

General Education
ECON220 Microeconomics 4.5
ECON224 Macroeconomics 4.5
ENGL106 English Composition I 4.5
ENGL107 English Composition II 4.5
MATH125 General College Mathematics 4.5
UNIV103 Academic and Professional Success 4.5
UNIV106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5
UNIV109 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
General Education Elective (1 Course) 4.5
Humanities (2 Courses) 9
Natural Sciences (2 Courses) 9
Total Credit Hours: 58.5

ACCT205 Principles of Accounting I 4.5
ACCT310 Managerial Accounting 4.5
BUSN105 Introduction to Business 4.5
BUSN311 Quantitative Methods and Analysis 4.5
BUSN150 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4.5
FINA310 Financial Management 4.5
MGMT305 Management Information Systems 4.5
MGMT310 Management and Leadership of Organizations 4.5
MGMT315 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5
MGMT499 Program Capstone 4.5
MKTG205 Principles of Marketing 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 49.5
General Electives

A combination of 11 electives dependent on Program

Total Credit Hours: 49.5

Students enrolled in the Fashion Marketing Specialization Option are required to take: FASH 212, Historical and Contextual Studies, in place of HUMA 215 Topics in Cultural Studies; and FASH 209, Fashion Cycle, in place of one General Elective.
General Business Administration Track
In lieu of a Specialization, select 5 Business Electives from any of the Specializations below
Total Credit Hours: 22.5
FINA315 Financial Instruments 4.5
FINA330 Asset and Debt Management 4.5
FINA412 Risk Management 4.5
FINA425 Budgeting 4.5
FINA435 Financial Analysis 4.5

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).

Finance Classes Overview

For an Online Finance Degree in Business, 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.


This course is designed to provide students with the fundamental understanding of budgeting, budgeting process and also 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.


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?

If you want the opportunity to enhance your business management and leadership skills consider these specializations:

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Course content subject to change.

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This business program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


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Anthony Wheatley

"The online option attracted me to AIU. The online atmosphere was great. AIU provided the tools and all the different resources to help me be successful in my degree."

- Anthony Wheatley
  MBA 2018

BBA 2015

Classes Start October 30, 2019

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