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College of Business Administration
Department of Finance
Room 404, Business Administration Building
The Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance is designed to provide students with an academic background appropriate for entry into a financial career, including financial management, investments, banking/financial institutions, risk/insurance, real estate and related areas. The courses are designed to provide students with an understanding of the relationship between business finance and the economic system in the context of managerial analysis and decision making.
Financial analysts held 236,000 jobs in 2010. Many financial analysts work at large financial institutions based in New York City or other major financial centers. About 46 percent of financial analysts worked in the finance and insurance industries, including securities and commodity brokers, banks and credit institutions, and insurance carriers. Others worked throughout private industry and government.
General Admission for Freshman Students: Students most likely to be admitted and succeed at the Kent Campus are those who have graduated with at least 16 units of the recommended college preparatory curriculum in high school, who have achieved a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), and whose composite ACT score is 21 or better (980 combined critical reading and math SAT score). For more information on admissions, visit the Admissions website for new freshmen.
Minimum 121 total credit hours and 39 upper-division hours for graduation. Minimum 2.500 GPA overall and 2.500 GPA in major required for graduation. Minimum C (2.000) grade in COMM 15000, ENG 21011, FIN 36053 and MATH 11010 (or placement out of MATH 11010).
Program Learning Outcomes
The learning objectives for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree are as follows:
Study Abroad/Away Opportunities
There are many study abroad/away opportunities, for more information contact the Office of Global Education.
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Collegiate Business Association; Delta Sigma Pi; Financial Management Association; Net Impact Kent State University
Advanced Degree Programs
Master of Business Administration: Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing (M.B.A.)
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