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Bachelor's in Finance (BSBA)

This program has been designed to offer students the opportunity to major in both traditional and emerging financial fields. Course offerings give students a broad exposure to contemporary issues in the financial world. Courses in finance have been designed to meet the following objectives:

  • Teach the concepts and skills necessary to provide funds for a business and to control, plan and evaluate the flow of funds through the enterprise
  • Provide advanced education in business finance to those seeking employment in corporate finance, banking, securities exchanges and personal financial planning
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Location: Chicago, Schaumburg
Start Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Program Type: Major, Minor
The program is practical and experiential; students will be well-prepared to make immediate impact in the field or respective workplace after graduation. Among a diverse population of students, we place an emphasis on personal and professional integrity, as well as the importance of social responsibility.

Expectations & Requirements

Standards

Students have access to Trading Room and Bloomberg terminals to develop financial analytical skills and experience, preparing them for internship and research opportunities from leading Chicago-area businesses, as well as international study opportunities.

Each fall, finance students and faculty visit the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank for the annual “Day at the Fed” program; Roosevelt is the only university invited to attend from outside their region.

Our Honor Program offers an enriched academic curriculum of interdisciplinary courses, which brings students and professors together in small classes and individual research settings.

The CCCF Fellows Program provides finance business students the resources, tools and guidance needed to successfully reach their professional goals.

Minor Requirements

There are finance minor programs for both business and non-business students.

Students of finance major must complete six courses in finance and related fields with grades of C- or higher. Students of finance minor must complete four courses in finance at the 300 level without overlap with the major requirements.

Sample Courses

  • Money and Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investments
  • Financial Markets and Institutions