Finance Concentration - Business Administration (B.S.) (Combined B.S./M.B.A. Business Administration)

A Combined Degree program enables undergraduate students to enroll in graduate courses in their senior year, which can be counted towards the completion of both their Bachelor's and Master's degree requirements.  The ability to take these "swing courses" allows students to earn both their Bachelor's and Master's degrees in a shortened period of time, typically within five years.  Undergraduate students interested in this option can find more information regarding program requirements on the University's Combined Programs website.

Program Requirements

Students in this combined degree program must complete the requirements for:

Finance Concentration - Business Administration (B.S.)

Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Graduate Swing Courses

A combined degree program allows students to complete 6-12 graduate credits ("graduate swing courses") while enrolled as an undergraduate. These courses count for both their bachelor and master’s degrees.  Graduate swing courses will count toward undergraduate free electives, unless noted otherwise.

The Graduate Swing Courses for this program:

M.B.A. Graduate Swing Courses

Recommended Roadmap to Degree(s)

This recommended five-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within five years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Fifth year courses are taken at the graduate level, after matriculation into the graduate portion of this combined degree program.

Undergraduate Program Roadmap  

First Year
GENERAL EDUCATION (A) New Student Seminar1GENERAL EDUCATION (C2) Literature3
GENERAL EDUCATION (C3) Communication3ECON 101 (Fulfills General Education K3 category)3
ECON 102 (Fulfills General Education L category)3INFO 2403
INFO 173 (Fulfills General Education G category)3INFO 2903
Free Elective or MATH 100 if needed3 
 16 15
Second Year
GENERAL EDUCATION (K1) Social Science – American and European History3GENERAL EDUCATION (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences3
BSLW 2353BUGN 3100
BUGN 2803FINC 3003
FINC 2213INFO 3003
MGMT 2013MGMT 3003
 MKTG 3003
 15 15
Third Year
GENERAL EDUCATION (I) Natural Science Laboratory4GENERAL EDUCATION (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives3
World Language 13World Language 23
FINC 3223World Cultures3
FINC 3263FINC 3273
Concentration Elective3Concentration Elective3
 16 15
Fourth Year
GENERAL EDUCATION (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives3GENERAL EDUCATION (D) Fine and Performing Arts3
GENERAL EDUCATION (J) Physical Education1FINC 4233
BUGN 3200FINC 4903
FINC 4303Graduate Swing Courses6
MGMT 4393 
Concentration Elective3 
 13 15
Total Credits 120

Graduate Program Roadmap

Fourth Year
First Half  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Elective1.5  
Second Half  
MBA Core course3  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
Fifth Year
 First HalfFirst Half
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course3
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5MBA Elective1.5
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5Second Half
 MBA Elective1.5MBA Core course1.5
 Second HalfMBA Core course1.5
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5
 MBA Core course1.5 
 MBA Elective1.5 
  10.5 9
Total Credits 30