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Bachelor of Science in Finance

USA

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What will I learn?

The field of finance is broad and dynamic, directly affecting every individual, business, organization, and government. Finance focuses on the allocation of resources and resource management, as well as financial markets and institutions.

The Bachelor of Science in Finance program provides an understanding of the financial decision making process and prepares students to apply their knowledge and skills in a competitive and global business environment. All finance courses apply accounting, economic analysis, and quantitative methods in solving financial problems. The Finance program provides a foundation for a wide range of careers in corporate finance (managing cash, credit, capital and financial budgets) and financial services (banking, investing, real estate and insurance).

Required Finance courses...............................12 credits
BUS441 Financial Management and Policy (3)
BUS443 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management (3)
BUS445 International Financial Management (3)
BUS459 Introduction to Risk Management & Derivatives (3)

Group 1 electives...............................................6 credits
Select two of the following:
ECO306 Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
ECO307 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)
BUS447 Personal Financial Planning (3) or BUS347 Business Analytics (3)

Group 2 electives............................................3-4 credits
Select one of the following:
MAT251 Calculus I (4)
ECO303 Money & Banking (3)
BUS368 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
BUS371 Concepts in Federal Income Taxation (3)
BUS389 Time Series Modeling for Business (3)
BUS460 Financial Analytics (3)

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (8 semesters)

Tuition fees
US$17,998.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected December 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2023

Venue

School of Business

SUNY New Paltz,

1 Hawk Drive,

NEW PALTZ,

New York,

12561, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a high school degree and a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (or an 85% grade average or higher). English Language Proficiency: TOEFL iBT – 80; IELTS - 6.5; PTE Academic – 58; Duolingo English Test – 105.

For international students

Students must have a high school degree and a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (or an 85% grade average or higher).

English Language Proficiency: TOEFL iBT – 80; IELTS - 6.5; PTE Academic – 58; Duolingo English Test – 105. Application Deadlines: December 1 for Spring semester (January start); May 1 for Fall semester (August start).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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