Finance Major

Learning outcomes for Finance major

Student seeking a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a Finance Major are expected to acquire the following learning outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate ability to explain the main theoretical financial concepts and their practical implications
  2. Students will demonstrate ability to apply financial tools, techniques and models to practical business situations and construct viable solutions to solve financial problems.
  3. Students will demonstrate ability to produce responsible and ethical financial decisions.
  4. Students will demonstrate ability to effectively communicate financial information both orally and in writing using the appropriate terminology
  5. Students will demonstrate interpersonal skills and ability to lead and work effectively in teams.

Curriculum for Finance major

Freshmen Level-Fall & Spring Semester

CourseEarned creditsContact hours/week
Intensive General English39
Debating Skills11.5
Calculus for Business34.5
French I13
Algorithms and Data Structures34.5
TBS Organization Seminar01
Principles of Management34.5
Linear Algebra for Business34.5
Financial accounting34.5
Introduction to Microeconomics34.5
Probability & Statistics for Business I34.5
French II11:30
Information System Design & Database33

Sophomore Level-Fall & Spring Semester

CourseEarned creditsContact hours/week
Business English21:30
Managerial Accounting34.5
Introduction to Macroeconomics34.5
Web Development33
Probability & Statistics for Business II34.5
Introduction to Management of Information Systems (MIS)34.5
Business law33
Fundamentals of Marketing34.5
Business Optimization34.5
Principles of Finance34.5
Technical writing23
Advanced Web Development33

For Junior & Senior classes, the student must also choose a minor from other disciplines. A minor includes at least five classes as specified by discipline.

Courses taken for the major in Finance


CourseEarned creditsContact hours/week
Corporate Finance34.5
Financial Markets34.5
Management of Financial Institutions34.5
Derivative Securities34.5
Investments and Portfolio Management34.5
Financial Statement Analysis34.5
Money and Banking (elective)34.5
Ethical and Professional Standards (elective)34.5
Islamic Finance (elective)34.5


CourseEarned creditsContact hours/week
Financial Risk Management34.5
Advanced Corporate Finance34.5
Financial Modeling in Excel34.5
Special Topics in Finance (elective)34.5
International Financial Management (elective)34.5
Insurance Products (elective)  
Capstone Project6 or 12NA

The Capstone project is worth 12 credit hours when taken as an internship project. The student may also take a project at the school having 6 credits and must supplement the needed credits to satisfy graduation requirements of 130 credits.

Minor Business Analytics

Junior levelSenior Level
Decision & Game TheorySupply Chain Management
Data Analysis 
Business Data Mining 
Reporting Skills 

Minor IT

Junior levelSenior Level
Business Intelligence and Database AdministrationObject-Oriented Programming
System Administration (Linux)Standards for IT Project Management or Web Services
Information Systems Assurance and Security 
Reporting Skills 

Minor Accounting

Junior levelSenior Level
Intermediate Accounting IAdvanced Accounting
Advanced Managerial Accounting 
Intermediate Accounting II 
Taxation I 
Reporting Skills 

Minor International Business Economy

Junior levelSenior Level
International Trade Theory and Policy 
International and Global PoliticsInternational Political Economy
Political Economy of DevelopmentInternational Financial Economics
Reporting Skills 

Minor Marketing

Junior levelSenior Level
Consumer BehaviorMarketing Research
International MarketingServices Marketing
Digital Marketing 
Reporting Skills