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CONTACT INFORMATION: W309 Business Administration, Box 42101 | Lubbock, TX 79409-2101
T 806.742.3196, F 806.742.3197, http://finance.ba.ttu.edu/

About the Area

The Area of Finance supervises the following degree and certificate programs:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Finance
  • Graduate Certificate in Finance*
* For information see www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/BA_Grad.php#Certificate


Undergraduate Program

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance offers a concentration in real estate.

The goal of the finance major is to prepare students for careers in banking, business finance, investment management, and real estate. To declare a finance major, students must make a B or better in ACCT 2300 and FIN 3320.

Prospective finance students are encouraged to enroll in FIN 3320 during the second semester of their sophomore year as opposed to the first semester of their junior year. This allows finance majors to spread their core finance coursework over two years. This structure enables finance students to legitimately apply for finance internships in both their sophomore and junior summers. Such opportunities will make them more competitive in the job market. Within this structure, ACCT 2300 and ECO 2302 remain as prerequisites for FIN 3320. However, ACCT 2301 and MATH 2345 will be corequisites for enrollment in FIN 3320 for students who have declared their intention of majoring in finance.

Certificate in Finance

The undergraduate Certificate in Finance for business majors is designed to provide business undergraduates a strong foundation in the essential topics of finance. This certificate allows non-finance students to expand their knowledge of finance so that they are prepared to participate in business and personal financial decisions that enhance value. Students in this certificate take the four core finance major courses plus real estate finance. The required courses for the certificate are FIN 3321, 3322, 3323, 3324, 3334.

General requirements for the certificate are as follows:

  • Completion of the college‚Äôs lower-division requirements.
  • Completion of FIN 3320 with a B or better.
  • All prerequisites must be met prior to taking each course.
  • All courses must be taken in residence.

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Jeffrey Mercer, Ph.D., Area Coordinator

Professors: Goebel, Harrison, Hein, Mercer, Nail, Winters
Associate Professors: Cooney, Ritchey
Assistant Professors: L. Cardella, Cashman, Myers, Vozlyublennaia
Associate Professor of Practice: M. Moore
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