Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance

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  • Objectives
    The curriculum is designed to provide students with broad exposure to all dimensions of finance. Students will learn professional skills and acquire technical and analytical competence to pursue challenging careers in corporate finance, banking, portfolio management, securities research and financial planning.
  • Practical experience
    In addition to a thorough understanding of the principles of financial management, students will be exposed to both theoretical and practical aspects of investment management, capital budgeting, capital formation, and risk hedging. Opportunities to explore current topics and apply practical solutions to current theory are also provided. Students, by following a prescribed set of courses, are qualified to write the first level C.F.A. (Chartered Financial Analyst) exam immediately upon graduation. As well, students in their final year can compete for positions as portfolio managers managing the SEED Portfolio.
  • Academic title
    Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance
  • Course description
    Required Business Core Courses:
    ECO102    Introduction to Microeconomics
    ECO103    Introduction to Macroeconomics
    BMA140    Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I
    BMA141    Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions II
    BAC121    Purposes of Accounting
    BAC221    Introduction to Managerial Accounting
    BFN201    Finance I
    BFN203    Finance II
    BHR221    Organizational Behaviour
    BMG112    Introduction to Management Theory and Practice
    ILT100      Information Literacy and Critical Thinking Lab (1 credit lab)
    BMG215*    Introduction to International Business
    BMG311    Business Policy
    BMK112    Consumer Behaviour and Introduction to Marketing
    BMK211    Marketing Management
    BMS231    Operations Management

    Note: All required Business core courses are normally offered in each semester (Fall and Winter).

    Finance Concentration Stream Courses
    9 courses, 27 credits
    Required Courses:
    6 courses, (18 credits)
    BAC122    Financial Accounting
    ECO212    Intermediate Macroeconomics I
    BFN210    Capital Markets
    BFN352    Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    BFN360    International Finance
    BFN301    Capital Budgeting
    BFN354    Seminar in Finance
    Plus any 2 of:
    BFN301    Capital Budgeting
    BFN304    Strategic Financial Management
    BFN315    Financial Derivatives
    BFN335    Topics in Finance
    BFN351    Financial Statement Analysis
    BFN354    Seminar in Finance
    BFN356    SEED Portfolio (6 credits)
    BFN370    Intermediate Finance
    BMS303    Forecasting Techniques
    EMA261    Econometrics I
    EMA361    Econometrics II
    Plus: 1 course which may be in this stream, in Business or outside of Business

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