Whether you are interested in working in the private sector or the public sector, a future in finance starts with a strong foundation. Waldorf’s Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in finance will provide a comprehensive background in functional business areas while helping you develop the skills necessary to engage directly with local, regional, national and global financial stakeholders.

Finance Concentration

The concentration in finance will prepare students to evaluate and make financial decisions for organizations across many industries. This degree opens a number of paths for graduates, including accounting for businesses, advising on mergers and acquisitions, trading securities like stocks and bonds, and managing assets for clients. The featured courses tackle subjects such as the principles of microeconomics, the theoretical foundations of financial decision making and the importance of financial institutions in society.

Estimated time to complete this bachelor’s degree program is four years with full-time enrollment.

This program is available online only.

B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
  • A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf
  • Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours

Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.

Major/Core Requirements
Requirements Credit Hours
Major Requirements 60
Courses Required for Major 36
Concentration 15
Remaining Professional Electives 9
Core Requirements 60
Grand Total: 120
Finance Concentration
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
BUS 3301 Financial Management 3
BUS 4220 Risk Management 3
BUS 4301 International Financing 3
BUS 4240 Financial Institutions 3
ECO 2501 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Total Concentration Credit Hours: 15