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School of Business

Department of Finance

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Wesley Whittaker, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, School of Business

Degree Options

Bachelor of Business Administration: Finance

Finance Plan of Study

The healthcare field relies on administrative professionals to help improve the quality of patient care as well as control costs. Our program is interdisciplinary in nature and is designed to help students develop skills that can help them be more effective in managing care in a variety of settings. On the completion of this degree, you will have knowledge and understanding of:

  • Financial analysis for business entities, commercial banks, securities firms, and government agencies;
  • Investments, their risks, and their expected benefits;
  • Capital budgeting, operations and analysis;
  • Credit management, financial services, and retail brokerage sales;
  • Financial markets, financial planning and asset valuation; and
  • Risk management and economic theory.
  • Students who wish to major in any of the School of Business programs will be considered PRE-BUSINESS MAJORS until officially admitted to the School. Students must apply for entrance into a specific School of Business program during the second semester of their sophomore year.
  • To be formally admitted to the School of Business, a student must satisfy the following criteria:
  1. Minimum GPA of 2.5
  2. Completion of at least 45 credit hours of college level work
  3. At least grade of “B” in Principles of Macro & Micro Economics
  4. At least a grade of “B” in College Algebra and Survey of Mathematics or Applied Calculus
  5. At least a grade of “C” in English Composition I, II and Advanced Composition or Technical Writing

Upcoming Events

Bass Reeves Film Screening and Discussion

February 22, 2024
Join us for a film screening and discussion of Bass Reeves presented by Professor Edwards! WHEN: Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. WHERE: Allied Health 105

Writing Pedagogy In Flux

February 27, 2024
Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, hosts revisiting theories, conventions, and curriculum design. WHEN: Feb. 27 at 3:15 p.m. WHERE: Jones Hall 102

Writing Democracy Project

March 29, 2024
The Writing Center presents: Writing Democracy with Oklahoma House Representative Mauree Turner! Join us to engage in a discussion about democracy with Rep. Turner. Rep. Turner is the first Muslim and non-binary person to serve in the Oklahoma legislature. WHEN: March 29 at 4 p.m. WHERE: Allied Health 105 We can’t wait to see you there!

Book Talk: A Course in Cyborg Semiotics

April 11, 2024
Are you ready to explore the fascinating intersection of technology, communication, and culture? Join us for a captivating book talk and celebration with Dr. Mick Howard, Director of the Writing Center, as he presents his latest publication: A Course in Cyborg Semiotics. WHEN: Thursday, April 11, at 2 p.m. WHERE: Allied Health Center 105 Hosted by the English Department and Writing Center, this event offers ...