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


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Angela K. Miles, Chair
Telephone:  (919) 530-5009
Email:  akmiles@nccu.edu
Office:  208 C.T. Willis Building

The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree program with a concentration in Finance combines the study of business administration and management with the specialized knowledge about the financial aspects of business operations. Developed in the graduate are the theories and skills essential to the field of finance; the understanding of the theory and practice of financial management from the viewpoints of the corporation, the manager, the investing public, and the regulatory agencies; the economic, legal, political, technological, and social character of the business environment; and the principles and procedures that are fundamental to the successful operation of modern enterprises. 

1. 124 Credit Hours:


  • Complete a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 for all course work completed at North Carolina Central University
  • Complete prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better

2. General Education Requirement:


I. Communication Skills (9 credit hours)


II. Mathematics and Science (9-11 credit hours)


IV. Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)


V. Health and Wellness (4 credit hours)


3. Program Requirements:


Non-departmental requirements:


Departmental requirements:


Major Core Requirements:

All candidates for the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) degree are required to satisfactorily complete the Core Business Requirements with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 and with no more than two courses with a grade of “D.” 

Major Requirements:


Complete each prescribed course of the major or concentration and departmental electives requirements with a grade of “C” or better.

5. Additional Requirements


Program Notes:


Each course used to satisfy the unrestricted electives may be selected from among all the courses offered by the University.

Students must obtain prior written approval.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in Finance

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Many courses listed in the first year of this plan are specific to this degree program and may not fulfill degree requirements for other programs at the University. Students are advised that changing their program of study from this major to another major, after the first year, can extend the time until graduation by a semester or more.

Fall Semester

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

*  MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

* Modern Foreign Language II (3)

*  UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

+  MGT 1100  -  Business Orientation ( 1 )  

+  CIS 1100  -  Business Computer Applications ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 14

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*  SCI GEC Requirement (3)

*  ECON 2100  -  Principles of Microeconomics ( 3 )  

+  CIS 2400  -  Fundamentals of Information Systems ( 3 )  

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*  ECON 2200  -  Principles of Macroeconomics ( 3 )  

+  ACCT 2400  -  Principles of Accounting I ( 3 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

+ MGT 3400  -  Business Communications ( 3 )  

+  DSC 2000  -  Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

+  DSC 2010  -  Elementary Statistics ( 3 )  

*  HUM GEC Requirement (3)

+  ACCT 2500  -  Principles of Accounting II ( 3 )  

*  SOCI 2000  -  Global Societies and Human Behavior ( 3 )   or

* PSY 2100  -  General Psychology ( 3 )  

* SCI - GEC Requirement (3)

+ MGT 3010  -  Career Readiness ( 1 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

+  FIN 3200  -  Principles of Finance ( 3 )  

+  DSC 3020  -  Statistical Analysis ( 3 )  

+ MGT 3000  -  Organization and Management ( 3 )  

+  MKT 3210  -  Principles of Marketing ( 3 )  

& Unrestricted Elective (3)

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

=  FIN 3220  -  Financial Management ( 3 )  

+  DSC 3300  -  Decision Sciences ( 3 )  

=  ECON 3310  -  Money, the Financial System, and the Economy ( 3 )  

+  BLAW 3100  -  Legal Environment of Business I ( 3 )  

& Unrestricted Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

=  FIN 4100  -  Investment ( 3 )  

=  FIN 4150  -  Financial Institutions and Capital Markets ( 3 )  

#  FIN Elective (3)

+  DSC 3750  -  Operations Management ( 3 )  

& Unrestricted Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

+  MGT 4740  -  Strategic Management ( 3 )  

=  FIN 4980  -  Seminar in Financial Management ( 3 )  

#  FIN Elective (3)

=  FIN 4410  -  International Finance ( 3 )  

& Unrestricted Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124

See academic advisor to get approved Finance electives.

Each course used to satisfy the unrestricted electives may be selected from among all the courses offered by the University.

Students must obtain prior written approval.

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* General Education Curriculum (GEC) - 42

+ Core Business Requirements - 46

= Finance Required Courses - 18

# Finance Electives - 6

& Unrestricted Electives - 12

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