Understanding the nuances of business finance is important for companies across many industries. Corporations seek employees who understand the complexity of economic activity and the demand for all firms to take a bottom-line, financial perspective.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance helps students develop the analytical and quantitative skills necessary for corporate and individual financial management. Graduates may pursue jobs in various financial organizations - including banks and insurance companies - as well as roles in the private and public sectors.
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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance has been developed with business professionals to ensure students learn real-world applicable business concepts.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in business administration include:
A business finance major from SNHU will help students think about corporate finance in a global setting. This will help prepare them for a number of internships and jobs, many of which are likely to grow in the coming years.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment opportunities for financial analysts will increase 11% through 2026.* Jobs for financial managers are also expected to grow 19% through 2026.*
This business finance program will help students analyze various types of financial information to make informed corporate and personal financial decisions. Material covered will include fundamentals of investing, financial market analysis, multinational corporate finance and more.
SNHU's bachelor's in finance program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All undergraduate students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Business Core Program
Programs in the School of Business require learners to complete the business core program, which includes a variety of business-specific courses. This program focuses on 10 core competencies to prepare you for success wherever you go.
This course provides an overview of personal financial decision-making. The course uses the life-cycle approach and emphasizes financial planning for each phase of life. Topics covered include career planning, budgeting, use of credit, insurance, investments, retirement planning and income tax planning.
This course focuses on the topics of corporate finance with the intent to extend and further develop the long-term investment and financing topics introduced in either the Principles or Foundations 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.
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.
This course covers three broad areas. The first is the banking industry's regulations and internal operations. The second area focuses on the banking industry's role in the national economy, including monetary policy and its macroeconomic effect on prices, employment and growth. International banking is the third area covered and includes an overview of institutional arrangements and the effects of international banking on the world economy. Writing intensive course.
This course emphasizes aspects of financial planning for corporations with overseas operations. The sources and uses of corporate funds abroad are evaluated and criteria for choosing among alternative foreign investments are analyzed. The effects of international corporate financial planning, including such factors as the characteristics of foreign money and capital markets, international financial institutions, exchange rate changes, currency restrictions, tax regulations and accounting practices, are examined.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
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