Thomas George, Kris Jacobs, Praveen Kumar, R. Richardson Pettit (Emeritus), Craig Pirrong, Paul Povel, Ramon Rabinovitch, Latha Ramchand, Ronald Singer, Stuart Turnbull, Guojun Wu
Jeremy Berkowitz, Nisan Langberg, Federico Nardari, Raul Susmel
William Alexander (Clinical), Stephen V. Arbogast (Clinical), Hadiye Aslan, Swati Basu (Clinical), Donald Bellman (Clinical), Amelie Carlton (Clinical), Darla Chisholm (Clinical), Hetish Doshi, Elisabetta Gentile (Clinical), Charles Guez (Clinical), Dan Jones (Clinical), Long Le (Clinical), John Lopez (Clinical), Christopher Ross (Clinical), David Rubenstein (Clinical), Giorgo Sertsios, Wendy Tilton (Clinical), Vijay Yerramilli
The Department of Finance (FINA)
offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in finance. This major concentrates on an understanding of the financial decisions of corporations, individuals, and nonprofit organizations and special tracks in Global Energy Management and Risk Management and Insurance. The courses focus on analysis and management of risk, costs and benefits of capital budgeting decisions, portfolio management, security analysis, and energy management. The department offers courses dealing with corporate financial management, investment analysis, the operation of institutions, analysis of derivative securities, risk and insurance, real estate finance, and international securities markets.
Business majors pursuing the standard track in finance must meet the business, nonbusiness, and elective requirements for a baccalaureate degree as well as the following for a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in finance:
- Complete FINA 4320, and 4330.
- Select four advanced finance electives from FINA 4333, 4335, 4340, 4341, 4350, 4351, 4354, 4355, 4359, 4360, 4370, 4371, 4372, 4373, 4375, 4386, 4390, and 4397.
- Select six semester hours of approved advanced electives in business.
Finance majors pursuing the Global Energy Management Professional Program (GEM-PP) have more rigorous requirements in math, science, and economics at the freshman-sophomore level, and more specified coursework at the junior-senior level (see the Office of Undergraduate Business Programs for a complete listing of degree requirements).
In addition to UH core courses students will take the following courses:
GENB 2301, PSYC 1300 or SOC 1300, MATH 1431, 1432, 2331, 2433,ACCT 2331, 2332, PHYS 1321 and one of two options to meet the natural science core: CHEM 1111, 1112, 1331 and 1332, or 6 hours from CHEM 1301, GEOL 1330 or PHYS 3378 (also GEOL 3378).
Major and Business Elective Courses:
- Complete FINA 4320 and 4330.
- Select four advanced finance electives from FINA 4350, 4351, 4360,4375, or other energy-related finance courses at the 4000-level (consult the finance advisor for an approved list).
- Select six semester hours of approved advanced electives in business from ACCT 3367 and 4378, SCM 4390, or other energy-related business courses at the 4000-level (consult the finance advisor for an approved list).
Global Energy Management Track
Finance majors interested in course work related to energy but not in the GEM-PP may pursue a Global Energy Management track in finance by meeting the following requirements within the finance major:
- Complete FINA 4320 and 4330.
- Select 12 semester hours from FINA 4350, 4351, 4359, 4360, 4370, 4371, 4372, 4373, 4375, or approved energy-related finance courses at the 4000-level (consult the finance advisor for an approved list).
- Select 6 hours of approved advanced electives in business.
The risk management and insurance advising track requires the following:
- FINA 4354 and 4355.
- Nine hours from FINA 4356, 4357, 4358, 4359.
- Three hours of finance course work at the 4000-level.
- Six hours of approved advanced electives in business.
Catalog Publish Date: August 22, 2012
This Page Last Updated: June 18, 2012