Sample Plan: Finance

The four-year plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Business Administration (BS or BA) with Finance concentration

FALL - Semester 1

Truman Week
Math Class (as placed)
ENG 190: Writing or COMM 170: Public Speaking
BSAD 153: Intro Business Data Analytics (or sem. 2)
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language
Liberal Studies Courses
Lifetime Health or Military Science (or sem. 2)

SPRING - Semester 2

Math or Statistics
COMM 170: Public Speaking or ENG 190: Writing
BSAD 153 Intro Business Data Analytics (or sem. 1)
Choose 5-10 hours from:
Foreign Language
Liberal Studies Courses
Lifetime Health or Military Science (if not sem. 1)

FALL - Semester 3

Math or Statistics (as needed)
ACCT 220: Intro. Financial Accounting
BSAD 234: Legal Environment of Business (or sem. 4)
Principles of Economics (ECON 200/201/205)
STAT 220: Fund Data Science (or sem. 4)
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language (BA or non -yr. 1)
Liberal Studies Courses

SPRING - Semester 4

Math or Statistics (as needed)
ACCT 221: Introduction to Management Accounting
BSAD 234: Legal Environment of Business (or sem. 3)
Principles of Economics (as needed)
STAT 220: Fundamentals of Data Science (or sem. 3)
Missouri Statute Course
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language (BA or non yr. 1)
Liberal Studies Courses

FALL - Semester 5

BSAD 349: Organizational Behavior
BSAD 329: Principles of Finance
BSAD 353: Information Management and Data Analytics (or sem. 6)
JINS 3XX: Jr. Writing Seminar
Liberal Studies Courses as needed

SPRING - Semester 6

BSAD 325: Principles of Marketing
BSAD 352: Operations Management
BSAD 406: Corporate Finance
BSAD 353: Info Management & Data Analytics (or sem. 5)
ECON 373: Econometrics or STAT 378: Linear Regression

FALL - Semester 7

BSAD 420: Investments
Liberal Studies Courses (as needed)
Finance Concentration Course
Bachelor Support Course

SPRING - Semester 8

BSAD 441: Seminar in Finance
BSAD 460: Strategic Management
Liberal Studies Courses/Electives (as needed)
Bachelor of Science Requirement (as needed)

Finance elective options include ACCT 302: Intermediate Financial Accounting I, ACCT 303: Intermediate Financial Accounting II, ACCT 319: Cost/Management Accounting, BSAD 415: Entrepreneurship, BSAD 435: Derivatives and Risk Management, BSAD 455: International Financial Management, and ECON 430: Money and Banking

Department chair: please contact Jonathan Vieker with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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