Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Financial Services Concentration 2023-2024 Edition

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree with a Financial Services Concentration Requirements:


Financial Services Concentration Curriculum Requirements

Financial Services Concentration Requirements (Also required for the Financial Planning Track)
ACG 352Individual Taxation3
FIN 312Investments3
FIN 315Financial Institutions and Markets3
FIN 381Risk Management and Insurance3
LGLS 412Law of Financial Institutions3
MKT 311Consumer Behavior3
Financial Services Electives
Select four of the following: 1
ACG 351Corporate Taxation3
ACG 370Personal Financial Planning3
AM 451Pension Fundamentals3
FIN 311Forecasting for Decision Making3
FIN 340Microfinance3
FIN 368Multinational Finance3
FIN 370Financial Statement Analysis3
FIN 380Financial Modeling3
FIN 383Real Estate Finance3
FIN 384Credit Essentials3
FIN 386Foreign Exchange Markets and Global Investments3
FIN 450Securities Analysis3
FIN 454Portfolio Management6
FIN 457Equity and Commodity Derivative Securities3
FIN 458Debt Securities, Derivatives and Investing3
FIN 465Innovations in Contemporary Finance3
FIN 466Data Analysis for Finance3
FIN 475Management of Banking Institutions3
FIN 480Archway Fixed Income Portfolio Management3
FS 391Financial Services Internship3
FS 486Securities Brokerage3
FS 497Directed Study in Financial Services3
MKT 363Personal Selling3
Financial Planning Track Requirements 2
ACG 370Personal Financial Planning 33
AM 451Pension Fundamentals 33
FS 391Financial Services Internship 43
FS 497Directed Study in Financial Services (Financial Planning Capstone) 63
Business Core Requirements
ACG 203Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACG 204Principles Managerial Accounting3
BUS 400Business Policy3
FIN 201Financial Management3
ISA 201Introduction to Information Technology and Analytics3
LGLS 211The Legal Environment of Business3
MGT 200Management Principles and Practice3
MGT 201Operations Management3
MKT 201Foundations of Marketing Management3
Liberal Arts Minor Requirement
Four Courses (selection is made from a variety of liberal arts disciplines) 4

 A minimum of 30 credit hours is required for the concentration.

A minimum of 122 credit hours is required for graduation.


Must include one 400-level.


Students who complete the Financial Planning Track requirements above must also complete 1 additional non-degree credit courses (Estate Planning) through Bryant University's Executive Development Center (or other CFP Registered institution offering these courses) to satisfy the CFP Board of Standard's education requirements.

Students enrolled in the Financial Planning Track will be required to successfully complete a Financial Planning Internship (under the same structure as existing Financial Services Internship FS 391).


Satisfies a topical area for the educational component of the CFP designation.


Satisfies a topical area for the educational component of the CFP designation if the context of the internship is financial planning. Faculty approval is required for counting FS 391 as a Financial Planning internship.