Finance Option

Associate in Science -  Business Administration Department

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2017. For the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, please log in to BHCC Self Service to review your specific program requirements. Any questions? Stop by or contact the LifeMap Commons on the Charlestown Campus - E-Building, Room E-235; Phone 617-228-2230.
Course Title Course Number Semester Taken Credits Prerequisites
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
College Writing I ENG111 3 ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
College Writing II ENG112 3 ENG111
Individual and Society MAN112 satisfies Area 2 3 ESL098 and ESL099 or RDG095 and ENG090 or placement
World View ECO201 satisfies Area 3 3 MAT097 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Quantitative Thought From Area 4 3 MAT097 or placement
Science and Technology From Area 5 4
Humanities From Area 6 3
CONCENTRATION COURSES
Introduction to Business BUS101 satisfies learning communities requirement 3 ESL098 and ESL099 or RDG095 and ENG090 or placement
Principles of Accounting I ACC101 3 ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Applications/Concepts CIT110 3 ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Principles of Management MAN111 3 BUS101; ESL098 and ESL099 or ENG090 and RDG095 or placement
Introduction to Corporate Finance or Business Internship FIN106 or MAN299 3 Prerequisite for MAN299: Chair approval
Principles of Accounting II ACC102 3 ACC101
Professional Communication BUS207 3 ENG111
Investments FIN111 3 ACC102
Personal Finance FIN112 3
Microeconomics ECO202 3 MAT097 or MAT098 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Financial Management FIN210 3 ACC102
Money and Banking FIN211 3 ECO201 and ECO202
Mutual Funds Industry FIN213 3 ACC102 and FIN111
Total Credits 61
Last Modified Date: May 2, 2017

Option Overview

This option prepares students with general workforce skills and specialized educational training for entry-level positions in financial services, investment banking, financial planning, budgeting, and/or administration.

Career Outlook

This option qualifies graduates for a variety of positions in banking, insurance, finance, brokerage, and mutual fund operations.

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Understand the process of preparing a budget and recognize the value it provides the end-user.
  • Analyze the many choices available to the investor and recognize the importance of diversifying investment options.
  • Evaluate sets of financial statements using financial ratios and draw accurate conclusions as to the strengths or weaknesses of the concern.
  • Understand the mutual fund industry in order to design a comprehensive portfolio for a wide range of investors.