BBA in Finance

Lipscomb University - ISC, United States

bba-in-finance

Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 35,752

Course Accredited By

ACBSP

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
You'll have opportunities for experiential learning, including managerial finance, international economics, portfolio management. You will analyze financial data and metrics and understand fund management decisions. With rigorous and relevant curriculum, chances for hands-on learning and real-life experience, you'll have the foundation you need to thrive.
Prepare to make a difference as an effective, ethical financier. Our experienced faculty will guide and grow you. You'll have opportunities for experiential learning, including managerial finance, international economics, portfolio management. In our Financial Markets Lab, you'll learn to use Bloomberg Terminals to analyze financial data and metrics. You'll even have a keycard to access the lab at any time.

You'll have internship and study abroad opportunities. You'll be part of the Lipscomb team that competes against other universities in the TVA Investment Challenge. You and your team will manage a portfolio of securities on TVA's behalf. Each team competing will be responsible for security selection, portfolio balancing and other fund management decisions. With rigorous and relevant curriculum, chances for hands-on learning and real-life experience, you'll have the foundation you need to thrive.

Program Foundations
A foundation of sixteen required business core courses provides our finance majors an understanding of financial institutions and different types of asset classes.

Concentrations
Corporate Finance
Prepares graduates to work in finance functions in corporations.

Personal Financial Planning
Prepares graduates to work with individuals in wealth management.

Capstone Projects
You'll complete a part-time internship in a finance-related position (at least 20 hours per week). You'll also join the Lipscomb team that competes against other universities in the TVA Investment Challenge.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • August 2022

Entry Requirements 

  • Direct Admission
  • TOEFL (iBT) Overall 79
  • IELTS Overall 6.5
  • Pearson (PTE) 60 
  • Pearson Versant 64 or higher
  • Duolingo 105
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.5 for Direct Admission
     

Business Core (49 hours*) and Other Required Courses for B.B.A. Degree
All majors in the B.B.A. degree must complete the following courses:
AC 2503 - Financial Accounting
AC 2513 - Managerial Accounting
BA 3403 - Enterprise Systems, Reporting and Visualization
BA 3703 - Business Communication
BA 3803 - Business Values
BA 4503 - Business Strategy
EC 2413 - Principles of Microeconomics
EC 2403 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ENT 2503 - An Introduction to Business
FI 2503 - Business Analytics
FI 3503 - Principles of Finance
MA 2183 - Elementary Statistics
MG 3503 - Leading and Managing People
MG 3613 - Legal Aspects of Business I
MG 4813 - Data Driven Decision Making
MK 3503 - Principles of Marketing
OSCM 3503 - Operations and Supply Chain Management
UN 1321 - Personal Finance

Select three hours from the following international courses:
BA 3603 - Fundamentals of International Business
AC 4803 - Global Business, Culture, and Travel to [insert destination]
FI 4803 - Global Business, Culture and Travel to [insert destination]
MG 4803 - Global Business, Culture and Travel to [insert destination] or
MK 4803 - Global Business, Culture and Travel to [insert destination]
Note: * There are 49 hours in the business core. EC 2413 and MA 1113 are also included in the general education requirements.

Total hours required in addition to the B.B.A. requirements: 24
Specific courses required:
FI 2303 - Financial Markets & Institutions
FI 3703 - Equity Investments
FI 390V - Internship in Finance
FI 4343 - Fundamentals of Real Estate
FI 4813 - Investment Fund Management

Concentrations (pick one)
Corporate Finance
FI 3012 - Corporate Finance
FI 3603 - International Economics and Finance
FI 4032 - Investment Banking
FI 4062 - Financial Modeling

Personal Financial Planning
FI 3643 - Financial Planning
FI 4042 - Insurance Planning
FI 4052 - Retirement Planning
FI 4072 - Tax Planning for High Net Worth Individuals
Note: At least a grade of "C" is required for all upper-division finance courses included in the major. The course must be re-taken if a grade lower than "C" is received.
Finance Minor
Total hours required: 15

Specific courses required:
FI 3503 - Principles of Finance
FI 3603 - International Economics and Finance
FI 3703 - Equity Investments


Electives:
3 additional hours in upper-division finance as approved by department chair

Undergraduate Direct Admit

 Direct Admit $35,752

 Program Tuition Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,044 

*Pricing is subject to change 

Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship

 Scholarship Available - Upto $6,000 

*Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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