BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BS) IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - FINANCE

Dr. David Egleston - Department Chair
doecad@rit.edu

 

"RIT & Saunders College of Business is 64th in the U.S."

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance degree prepares students for management positions in financial, commercial, industrial, and governmental organizations.

Students are taught the principles of financial decision making and build an understanding of the economic, legal, and financial environment in which they will operate. Career options exist in government, industry, service, and not-for-profit organizations. Students become familiar with financial systems, which include the public, private and government spaces.

They also study financial instruments related to countless assets and liabilities. Specifically, Finance majors study cash flow, asset and risk management, capital markets, portfolio theory, international finance and forecasting and budgeting. Students become expert at decision making – one of the main differences between Finance and Accounting.

As a Finance major, students go beyond making a budget; they learn how to analyze a budget to determine opportunities to save or identify the best investment option. Students explore different career options in the Finance program based on their interest in decision-making – they can choose to pursue studies that support a managerial position as a Financial Analyst or they may be interested in a path that leads them to a career in Financial Consulting.

Finance students develop their ability to manage corporate finances and enhance their leadership potential. At RIT Dubai students learn how to solve problems. In addition, and more importantly,

View Mission, Educational objectives & Student Learning Outcomes here

ACCREDITATION

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance degree program is accredited by the Ministry of Education – Higher Education Commission and is licensed by the KHDA. The program is also accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

CURRICULUM

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Year One

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

MGMT - 101

Business 1: Ideas and Business Planning

3

MGIS - 101

Computer Based Analysis 1

1

ECON - 101

Principles of Microeconomics (Global Perspective)

3

COMM - 253

Communication

3

STAT - 145, 146

Introduction to Statistics I, II (Mathematical Perspective)

7

MGMT - 102

Business 2: Business Planning and Professional Development

3

UWRT - 150

Writing Seminar

3

ACCT - 110

Financial Accounting

3

MGIS - 130

Information Systems and Technology

3

 

Foundation 2: Islamic Culture Course

3

YOPS - 10

RIT 365: RIT Connections

0

Year Two

ACCT - 210

Management Accounting

3

ECON - 201

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

MKTG - 230

Principles of Marketing

3

FINC - 220

Financial Management I

3

 

Artistic and Scientific Principles Perspectives

6

FINC - 352

Financial Management II

3

MGMT - 215

Organizational Behavior

3

INTB - 225

Global Business Environment

3

MATH - 161

Applied Calculus

4

MGMT - 035

Careers in Business

0

Year Three

MGMT - 340 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (Ethical Perspective)

3

FINC - 362 Intermediate Investments

3

  Immersion 1, 2, 3

9

  Free Elective

3

  Social and Nat. Science Inquiry Perspectives

6

  2 Finance Electives

6

Year Four

 

Finance Elective

3

 

Free Electives

9

DECS - 310

Operations Management

3

 

General Education Electives

6

MGMT - 560

Strategy and Innovation

3

FINC - 420

Finance in a Global Environment

3

FINC - 460

Financial Analysis and Modeling

3

Total Credits - 123

 

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