Finance

Acquire the knowledge and methods of finance to achieve success in a competitive field.

At Park University, our Bachelor of Science in Management/Finance degree program can provide you with the full scope of specialized knowledge, principles and analytical methods needed to prepare for a future in finance. Whether you are looking to expand your academic horizons or launch your career path in the financial field, your first step to a successful future begins with us.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Bachelor of Science in Management/Finance program, you’ll be required to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus, at one of our Kansas City area campus centers (including Independence, Downtown and Parkville), or online. This degree requires a minimum of 120 completed credit hours, including 60 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

  • Parkville, MO
  • Kansas City Metro
  • Online

B.S. MAJOR – 60 HOURS, 2.0 GPA

AC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting ………….. 3 cr.

AC 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting ……….. 3 cr.

EC 141 Principles of Macroeconomics ………………… 3 cr.

EC 142 Principles of Microeconomics ………………… 3 cr.

FI 360 Financial Management ………….. 3 cr.

IB 315 International Business Perspectives ………….. 3 cr.

MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics

– OR – ……………….. 3 cr.

MA 171 Finite Math

MG 260 Business Law I …….. 3 cr.

MG 315 Advanced Business Statistics …………………… 3 cr.

MG 371 Management and Organizational Behavior. . 3 cr.

MG 495 Business Policy …….. 3 cr.

MK 351 Principles of Marketing ………… 3 cr.

IS 141 Applied Computer Technology

for Business* ………………. 3 cr.

*IS 141 is a required course for students with majors within the School of Business and satisfies the requirement for CS 140.

FI 325 Risk and Insurance ………………. 3 cr.

EC 303 Money, Credit and Banking ………………….. 3 cr.

FI 410 Problems in Corporate Finance ……………… 3 cr.

FI 415 Financial Analysis and Planning …………….. 3 cr.

FI 417 Investment Analysis and Management ……. 3 cr.

FI 425 Principles of Real Estate ……….. 3 cr.

IB 431 International Finance …………… 3 cr.

Finance majors have a choice of 2 distinct tracks. The Financial Planning track provides students with the necessary background to sit for the exam to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Professional. The Financial Management track prepares students for careers in banking, insurance, and corporate financial management.

EC 303 Money, Credit and Banking ………………….. 3 cr.

FI 325 Risk and Insurance ………………………………. 3 cr.

FI 410 Problems in Corporate Finance ……………… 3 cr.

FI 415 Financial Analysis and Planning …………….. 3 cr.

FI 417 Investment Analysis and Management ……. 3 cr.

FI 425 Principles of Real Estate ……………………….. 3 cr.

IB 431 International Finance …………………………… 3 cr.

One 3 credit hour upper level finance course

-OR- …………………………………………………. 3 cr.

MK 389 Professional Selling

AC 309 Individual Income Tax …………. 3 cr.

FI 325 Risk and Insurance ………. 3 cr.

FI 416 Estate Planning …………………… 3 cr.

FI 417 Investment Analysis and Management ……. 3 cr.

FI 419 Retirement and Employee Benefit Planning …………. 3 cr.

FI 423 Professional Financial Planning ……………… 3 cr.

MK 389 Professional Selling ………………. 3 cr.

One 3 credit hour upper level finance course ……………….. 3 cr.

Dr. Brad Kleindl

Dean
brad.kleindl@park.edu

Dr. Penelope DeJong

Associate Dean
Penelope.DeJong@Park.edu

Gain specialized knowledge to pursue a career in finance.

Our Bachelor of Science in Management/Finance degree program will prepare you in various areas and principles of finance and provide you with a body of specialized knowledge and analytical methods. If you are wishing to enhance your academic background, pursue graduate studies in finance or business administration, or pursue a career in private or public organizations, this program is for you.

Careers

Our programs will prepare you for a career as a:

  • Financial Planner
  • Investor Relations Associate
  • Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
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Program Highlights

When you join us in the Bachelor of Science in Management/Finance degree program, you will have a choice to follow one of two distinct tracks: financial planning or financial management. The financial planning track provides students with the necessary education to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP)® certification exam. The financial management track prepares students for careers in banking, insurance and corporate financial management.

Faculty

At Park University, our School of Business faculty members are experts in many fields of finance. We are committed to your professional success.


 

Dr. Robert Kao

Associate Professor of Finance
rkao@park.edu

Dr. Salman Tahsin

Assistant Professor of Finance
salman.tahsin@park.edu

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Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.