BBA - Finance

Program Requirements

A minimum total of 120 credit hours is required for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in finance. In addition to meeting the requirements of the WSU General Education Program and the requirements for all BBA programs set by the W. Frank Barton School of Business, candidates for the BBA in finance must satisfy the following requirements of the curricular major:

All majors must contain at least 12 unduplicated credit hours. All minors must contain at least 3 unduplicated credit hours.

Course Title Hours
General Education
Select courses to meet General Education requirements 134-35
College Requirements 2
Bachelor of Business Administration Core Requirements27
Advanced Standing Requirements23-25
Finance Major
FIN 440Managerial Finance3
FIN 450Financial Modeling3
FIN 620Investments3
Select 12 credit hours of upper division (300 or above) finance courses 312
Open Electives
Select enough electives to reach 120 credit hours12-15
Total Credit Hours120

Required major courses may also count towards General Education requirements. Students will need to select additional electives to reach 120 credit hours required for graduation with assistance from an advisor.


See the Bachelor of Business Administration page of the catalog for a full explanation of these college requirements.


FIN 340 is a part of the business core requirements and cannot be used as an upper-division finance elective.

Applied Learning

Students in the BBA - finance program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by completion of FIN 620 Investments.