2019-2020 Catalog

Bachelor of Business Administration with Major in Banking and Financial Economics

The Economics Faculty together with other faculty in the College of Business and Public Administration offer a major in Banking and Financial Economics that is intended to prepare students for employment with financial institutions and government. The major is comprised of a comprehensive curriculum that provides a background in basic business, economic theory, the principles and practices of banks and other financial institutions, bank regulation, macroeconomic policy and international finance. Experience has shown the graduates of this program are prepared to immediately function in highly responsible positions in financial institutions and regulatory agencies.

All B.B.A. candidates must fulfill the College of Business and Public Administration degree requirements.

Required 120 credit hours (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. Choose one of the following: MATH 103, MATH 146, or MATH 165

III. College of Business and Public Administration Requirements:

ACCT 200Elements of Accounting I3
ACCT 201Elements of Accounting II3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 210Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics3
ISBC 217Fundamentals of Computer Information Systems3
FIN 310Principles of Financial Management3
MGMT 300Principles of Management3
MGMT 301Operations Management3
MRKT 305Marketing Foundations3
MGMT 475Strategic Management3
Total Credits33

IV. Major Requirements:

ECON 303Money and Banking3
ECON 305Principles of Banking I3
ECON 306Principles of Banking II3
ECON 308Intermediate Microeconomic Theory3
ECON 309Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory and Policy3
ECON 405Bank Regulation3
ECON 438International Money and Finance3
FIN 340Intermediate Financial Management3
FIN 360Capital Market Financing and Investment Strategies *3
Total Credits27

V. Elective Major Courses: Choose at least 9 credit hours from the following:

ACCT 301Intermediate Accounting I *3
ACCT 302Intermediate Accounting II3
ECON 395Special Topics in Economics **1-3
ECON 397Cooperative Education **1-2
ECON 410Empirical Methods in Economics I3
ECON 411Economic Forecasting3
ECON 414Managerial Economics3
ECON 416Mathematics for Economists3
ECON 497Internship **1-4
FIN 321Real Estate Finance and Investment3
FIN 324Real Estate Appraisal3
FIN 350Financial Statement Analysis3
FIN 420Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management3
FIN 450Financial Derivatives3
FIN 491Senior Topics in Finance **3

VI.  College of Business & Public Administration Graduation Requirements:

  1. Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50
  2. Earn a minimum UND GPA of 2.50
  3. Earn a minimum cumulative major GPA of 2.50 (business administration courses that apply toward the degree and major)
  4. Earn a minimum UND major GPA of 2.50 (business administration courses that apply toward the degree and major)
  5. At least half of the business courses that apply toward the degree and major must be from UND

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