Online Business Finance Degree

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Earn a Business Finance Degree that Offers a Return on Your Investment

If you are analytical and like applying strategy to business situations, consider the Business Finance Degree Online program at SNHU. The global financial marketplace is becoming increasingly complex, creating new opportunities for those with a comprehensive finance education. Whether you select the BS in Business Finance Degree online or the campus-based or blended format, you will learn how to apply theory to the real world of international and domestic finance.

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Why Choose the BS in Business Finance Degree Program at SNHU?

As a private, affordable nonprofit accredited university, SNHU focuses on ensuring you have the necessary skills to succeed. Whether you enroll in the Business Finance Degree Online or at any of our five regional campuses, you will benefit from:

  • Quality education at one of the most affordable tuition rates available
  • Being able to choose how you want to learn: Online, campus-based or a combination of both
  • Professors and instructors who are actively involved with their students success
  • High-quality instruction from the Business Studies Finance degree faculty with real-world experience and solid academic credentials
  • Students in our online finance degree programs have 24/7/365 access to class - attend when it is most convenient

Business Finance Degree Online Program Focus

You will find the Business Finance Degree program meets the needs of employers. Business Finance Degree online students develop the analytical and quantitative skills needed for corporate and individual financial management industries.

Business Finance Degree Online Curriculum

Corporations of all kinds seek employees who understand the complexity of economic activity and the demands facing all firms to take a bottom-line, financial perspective.

Transfer of Credit

If you're a student who wants to transfer to SNHU or if you simply want to finish what you’ve started, we try to make transferring as easy as possible. We will accept up to 90 transferred academic credits and we automatically complete an official credit evaluation as part of the application review process.

Required Core Courses

Business Finance Concentration Courses

ECO-301: Managerial Economics
This course applies economic theory and quantitative techniques to solving business decision problems. The principal economic framework is that of microeconomics and covers such topics as demand, production, cost and market structures. Regression and linear programming are the main quantitative tools developed in the course. Computer applications are a required part of the course.
ECO-201, ECO-202 and ACC-102 ACC-214 or ACC-202 MA
ECO-402: Intermediate Macroeconometrics
This course develops models of short-to-medium-run fluctuations in overall economic activity as well as long-run models of economic growth of a nation. The former category of models includes the Keynesian, New Classical, and New Keynesian frameworks. Particular emphasis will be placed on the New Keynesian model. Empirical testing of the models using computer software will involve the statistical analysis of macroeconomic data. The primary econometric tools for analyzing this data will be regression and its extensions and modern time series analysis. Long-run models of economic growth including the Solow model and the Romer model will also be examined.
ECO-201, ECO-202 and MAT-240
FIN-330: Corporate Finance
This course is a corporate finance elective intended to extend and further develop the long-term investment and financing topics introduced in FIN-320 Principles of Finance. The course addresses issues that face modern corporate managers when making capital budgeting and capital structure decisions, and focuses on applied managerial decision-making. Corporate Finance is designed for students seeking a more thorough understanding of the economic analysis of strategic and tactical investments, the effect financial leverage has on firm value, and the integration of investment and financial corporate strategies. Topics addressed include advanced techniques in capital budgeting, firm valuation, capital structure, firm/division cost of capital, and quantitative risk assessment. Writing intensive course.
FIN-340: Fundamentals of Investments
This course introduces and examines various investment vehicles, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds and commodities. This course emphasizes the decision-making process that underlies all investment decisions.

ECO/FIN ELE - Students may select one Economics or Finance elective

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MAT-140: Precalculus
This course emphasizes the algebra and concepts of functions. Students will learn the properties and graphing techniques for different types of functions including: linear, polynomial, rational, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Students will also learn to solve a variety of real world problems that rely on a number of different problem solving strategies and an understanding of these different types of functions. This course is intended for those students who wish to prepare for Calculus.
MAT-210: Applied Calculus I
This is an introductory course in single-variable calculus. Topics include limits, continuity, derivatives, differentiation, integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Students will gain experience solving real-world problems involving calculus, including problems in business, economics, natural sciences and social sciences. Students may not take both MAT 210 and MAT 225 for credit.
MAT-300: Applied Statistics II: Regression Analysis
This is a second course in statistics that builds upon knowledge gained in MAT 240 or an AP statistics course. Students will learn to build statistical models and implement regression analysis in real-world problems from engineering, sociology, psychology, science, and business. Topics include multiple regression models (including first-order, second-order and interaction models with quantitative and qualitative variables), regression pitfalls, and residual analysis. Students will gain experience not only in the mechanics of regression analysis (often by means of a statistical software package) but also in deciding on appropriate models, selecting inferential techniques to answer a particular question, interpreting results, and diagnosing problems.
MAT-240 with a grade of C or better

Free Elective Credits: 27

Total Credits: 120

SNHU's online degree programs meet the needs of today's students while ensuring educational quality and real-world applicability. Contact us to learn more about the SNHU difference.

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