Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Financial Services Concentration 2022-2023 Edition

Financial Services Concentration Curriculum Requirements

First-Year Gateway Experience
Global Foundations of Character and Leadership
Global Foundations of Organizations and Business
Writing Workshop
Bryant IDEA: Innovation and Design Experience For All
Financial Services Concentration Requirements (Also required for the Financial Planning Track)
Individual Taxation
Financial Institutions and Markets
Risk Management and Insurance
Law of Financial Institutions
Consumer Behavior
Financial Services Electives
Select four of the following: 1
Corporate Taxation
Personal Financial Planning
Pension Fundamentals
Forecasting for Decision Making
Multinational Finance
Financial Statement Analysis
Financial Modeling
Real Estate Finance
Credit Essentials
Foreign Exchange Markets and Global Investments
Securities Analysis
Portfolio Management
Equity and Commodity Derivative Securities
Debt Securities, Derivatives and Investing
Innovations in Contemporary Finance
Data Analysis for Finance
Management of Banking Institutions
Archway Fixed Income Portfolio Management
Financial Services Internship
Securities Brokerage
Directed Study in Financial Services
Personal Selling
Financial Planning Track Requirements 5
Personal Financial Planning 6
Pension Fundamentals 6
Financial Services Internship 7
Directed Study in Financial Services (Financial Planning Capstone) 6
Business Core Requirements
Principles of Financial Accounting
and Principles Managerial Accounting
Business Policy
Financial Management
Introduction to Information Technology and Analytics
The Legal Environment of Business
Management Principles and Practice
Operations Management
Foundations of Marketing Management
Liberal Arts Core Requirements
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Introduction to Literary Studies
Mathematical Analysis
Statistics I
Two Humanities Survey Courses
Liberal Arts Distribution Requirements - Modes of Thought 2
Two Social Science Modes of Thought
One Historical Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
One Literary Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
Two Scientific Modes of Thought 3
Liberal Arts Elective
One Elective
Liberal Arts Minor Requirement
Four Courses (selection is made from a variety of liberal arts disciplines) 4
Open Elective
One Elective

Must include one 400-level.


3 credits from the required liberal arts minor may be applied to this distribution.


Include 1 Lab Science. One science course must be at the 300 or 400 level.


Some minors require more than 12 credits.


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.

122 credits required for graduation