BOOST YOUR SKILLS

Your online Bachelor of Finance will prepare you to:

  • Work with corporate finance tools and techniques that enable effective financial management
  • Analyze and evaluate financial performance and investment strategies
  • Prepare financial reports and secure capital
  • Analyze financial statement data to assess liquidity, asset utilization, debt management, profitability, and rewards of ownership
  • Estimate fund requirements for an enterprise
  • Explain the structure and functioning of financial markets
  • Differentiate between the risks, costs, and availability of methods used to acquire funds
  • Measure the risk and return associated with various asset alternatives and choose between competing investment options
  • Understand the regulatory environment in which financial managers must operate

AT-A-GLANCE

Summer Classes Start:

July 1

Courses to Complete:

40

Cost Per Course:

$1,465

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ONLINE BACHELOR OF FINANCE COURSES

COURSES IN CONCENTRATION

  • ECO 320 - Money and Banking

    Prerequisite: ECO 101 or ECO 102

     

     

    Discuss the role of financial institutions, the banking system, the Federal Reserve System and the nature and effectiveness of monetary policy tools.

  • FIN 320 - Investments

    Study portfolio management, including the management of investments in stocks, bonds and other financial instruments. Examine individual business finance instruments in depth and the investment strategies of shifting the relative amounts held by the investor during changing economic conditions.

  • FIN 350 - Financial Markets and Institutions

    Prerequisite: FIN 100

     

    Examines the various types of financial markets, financial intermediaries, and the types of transactions supported by each market. Analyzes the sources and uses of funds by commercial banks, a re-regulated management concepts for banks, and how commerce regulated.

  • FIN 355 - Financial Risk Analysis

    Review institutional detail of the primary risks faced by the major types of business finance firms and the applicability of these risks for the financial manager. Topics include asset valuation; the economic role of money markets and how this role relates to security valuation and risk analysis; risk measurement; options pricing; derivative risk management; measuring and comparing risk exposures across financial markets; risks and rewards of international financial markets; and recent developments in the practice of risk management. Case studies and industry applications provide context.

  • FIN 405 - Advanced Financial Management

    Dive deep into corporate finance theory and its application. Topics include capital budgeting under uncertainty; the relevance of capital structure decisions on security valuation and risk; mergers and acquisitions; option pricing; real options; measuring and managing a firm’s risk exposures; and the risks and rewards of international financial markets. Cases studies provide real-life context.

COURSES IN MAJOR

  • BUS 302 - MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

    Review fundamental management concepts and techniques that contribute to effective management and provide a foundation for the development of a wide variety of business skills. Focus on the roles, the environment and the primary functions of the manager (planning, organizing, leading, controlling), as well as the skills required and various techniques used to perform these functions. Follow the development of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Topics include the communication process, motivation and operations (production) management.

  • BUS 309 - BUSINESS ETHICS

    Apply ethical principles to typical business challenges. Focus on the ethical perspectives of business decision-making and policy development in a variety of key areas including individual behavior, human resource management, work environments, marketing, property rights and international business. Analyze case situations to illustrate the application of various ethical approaches (utility, individual rights and justice) in managing organizations.

  • BUS 475 - BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

    Explore the role of primary and secondary stakeholders, both within and outside organizations. Investigate ethics and social responsibility and review where organizational activities fall within different continua. Examine the broad forces in business, society and globalization and how stakeholders can influence results in both business and society.

  • BUS 499 - BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CAPSTONE

    Examine the processes by which organizations formulate strategy, implement policy, and evaluate outcomes in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Focus on the ethical implications of strategic choices throughout the course. Exercise your analytic, integrative, decision-making and business communications skills through the use of case analysis and decision making.

  • ECO 100 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

    Get a basic overview of macro- and microeconomic principles and concepts. Understand the economic dynamics of market forces affecting competition, different economic systems, the role of government in the economy and economic aspects of international trade. Discusses the labor market, interest rates and the supply of money, and the performance of a national economy. Apply economics to business decisions, considering such principles as opportunity costs, diminishing returns and the marginal principle.

  • LEG 100 - BUSINESS LAW I

    Analyze the process by which substantive rights and duties are enforced, including legal pleadings, discovery procedures, pre- and post-trial motions, jurisdiction, venue, trial by jury, equity and previous adjudication problems.

  • MKT 100 - PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

    Get introduced to basic marketing principles and concepts. Focus on the development of marketing strategy and the major components of the marketing mix, (product, price, promotion and distribution). Review the critical environmental factors of markets — domestic and international — and customer behavior characteristics that affect marketing operations. Understand how marketing integrates with other functions in a business organization.

YOUR CAREER IS ALWAYS A SMART INVESTMENT

You know that a healthy bottom line is crucial to the success of any business. But who ensures that the numbers all add up? Make sure your business can withstand the fluctuations of fickle markets and grow in profitability when you earn your online bachelor’s in finance from Strayer University.

 

The finance concentration within Strayer’s online Bachelor of Business Administration program gives you a solid core in key finance concepts and institutions like the intricacies of the banking system, the power of the Federal Reserve, and the impact that various monetary policy tools can have on businesses of any size.

Dive into the theory and application of corporate finance in real business settings. Review the different types of financial markets and the various transactions that a financier must expertly and effortlessly consider. Analyze business finance instruments and investment strategies while focusing on efficient portfolio management. Develop a deeper respect for the critical strategies used to assess and control corporate financial risk.

 

Capitalize on new career opportunities in the world of business finance with your Strayer University online bachelor’s in finance.

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