The Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIR) at the University of Memphis is one of six departments within the Fogelman College of Business & Economics which is the only business college in the Memphis area fully accredited by the prestigious AACSB.
The Department of Finance offers an online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Finance with a concentration in Business Finance with the primary objective to provide the basic concepts, principles and analytical tools essential for business decisions in the fields of finance. The business finance concentration focuses on decisions concerning stocks, bonds, fixed-income securities, derivatives, foreign exchange, capital markets, capital budgeting and financial management of corporations and will prepare you to:
- Develop and monitor operating budgets and financial control systems
- Conduct financial analysis to aid in corporate control, advise investors, and design optimal investment portfolios
- Design and promote financial products for use by industry, banks, and other financial institutions
- Analyze the profitability of alternative investment options and make recommendation of likely investment outcomes
The BBA degree with a concentration in Finance requires a minimum of 120 hours to graduate. You may complete this degree entirely online by combining University of Memphis upper division online courses with approved courses transferred from community colleges or other institutions. For additional information, please see the Finance Undergraduate Catalog.