BSBA in Financial Institution Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program in Financial Institution Management is designed for students who are either employed in or plan to enter banking or finance industry. It is a 120-credit program that focuses on financial institutions, systems, and markets.

What You Will Learn in the BSBA Degree in Financial Institution Management.

Financial markets and institutions, investments, and the financial management of organizations are just a few topics that the BSBA in Financial Institution Management program focuses on. All students must complete a capstone requirement, Strategic Management, which integrates content across the finance degree program and validates the students' knowledge.

Financial Institution Management Credit Distribution

Subject Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • College Algebra or Quantitative Analysis
(3)
  • Managerial Communication
(3)
  • Electives in Intellectual and Practical Skills
(3)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 18
  • Macroeconomics (ECO-111)
(3)
  • Microeconomics (ECO-112)
(3)
  • Statistics (STA-201)
(3)
  • Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science or Interdisciplinary Electives
(9)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
(3)
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
(3)
  • Ethics or Diversity Elective
(3)
D. General Education Electives 18
II. Professional Business Requirements 54
A. Business Core 27
  • Business Law
(3)
  • Computer Concepts and Applications/Introduction to Computers/CIS
(3)
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
(3)
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
(3)
  • Principles of Finance
(3)
  • Introduction to Marketing
(3)
  • Business in Society or International Management
(3)
  • Strategic Management
(3)
  • Principles of Management
(3)
B. Area of Study: Financial Institutions Management 18
  • Required Subjects
    • Financial Institutions and Markets (Thomas Edison State College examination) OR Commercial Banking
    • Intermediate Macroeconomics OR Money and Banking (DANTES Examination)
    • Principles and Practices of Insurance OR Risk Management
(6)
  • Recommended Electives
    • Advanced Financial Management/Corporation Finance
    • Analysis of Financial Statements
    • Automobile Insurance
    • Bank Investments
    • Capital Budgeting
    • Casualty Insurance
    • Credit Administration
    • Estate Planning
    • Federal Reserve System
    • Group Insurance
    • Home Mortgage Lending
    • Insurance Agency Management
    • Insurance Law
    • International Banking
    • Law and Banking II
    • Legal Aspects of Life Insurance
    • Liability Insurance Adjusting
    • Life and Health Insurance Accounting
    • Life Insurance Investments
    • Life and Health Insurance Claims
    • Management of Commercial Bank Funds
    • Pension Planning
    • Personal Lines Underwriting
    • Principles of Investments
    • Property Insurance
    • Property Insurance Adjusting
    • Savings and Time Deposit Banking
    • Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
    • Trust Functions and Services
    • Working Capital Management
(12)
C. Business Electives 9
III. Free Electives 6
Total 120

 

  • Required Courses: Financial Institutions and Markets or Commercial Banking; Intermediate Macroeconomics or Money and Banking (DANTES examination); Intermediate Macroeconomics and Practices of Insurance or Risk Management
  • How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: Credits in this area of study may be completed through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), examinations or courses from other colleges.

Note 1: The above list of subjects is offered as a guide. Other subjects may also be considered appropriate for this major area of study.

Note 2: Thomas Edison State College course refers to the College’s own course offering of Guided Study, online or Contract Learning courses.

Note 3: Thomas Edison State College examination refers to the College’s own exam program—TECEP®

Note 4: Other subjects listed can either be courses transferred from other colleges/universities or credits earned through Prior Learning Assessment (see College Catalog for more information on PLA).

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT ALL BSBA STUDENTS, REGARDLESS OF AREA OF STUDY, INCLUDE A BUSINESS ETHICS SUBJECT AS PART OF THE GENERAL EDUCATION OR FREE ELECTIVES COMPONENT OF THEIR DEGREE.