Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Financial Management Sample Online Curriculum

The sample course of study below is based on the 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog. This is not an official advising document. It can serve as a guide for how your existing college credits may transfer to ODU. All efforts have been made to provide accurate program information. However, this information is subject to change by the department.

Our online enrollment coordinators can provide a free unofficial transfer evaluation before you apply to ODU. Official review of your student records happens when you apply to and are admitted to ODU.

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Lower Division General Education and Departmental Requirements

This Finance BSBA degree program is available completely online at ODU, which means you can start as a freshman. If you already have college credits, you may be able to transfer them to ODU and satisfy many of these lower division course requirements.

Old Dominion University Course Credits Notes
GEN ED. Written Communication Skills 3 ENGL 110C English Composition
GEN. ED. (DEPT) Written Comm. Skills II 3
GEN ED. Literature 3
GEN ED. Oral Communication Skills 3 COMM 101R Public Speaking
GEN. ED. (DEPT) Mathematical Skills 3 MATH 162M
DEPT. MATH 200 Calculus for Business & Economics 3
GEN ED. Language and Culture 0-6
GEN ED. Information Literacy/Research Skills 3
GEN ED. Human Creativity 3
GEN ED. Interpreting the Past 3
GEN. ED. (DEPT) Phil. & Ethics 3 PHIL 230E or upper-level E course
GEN ED. The Nature of Science 4
GEN ED. The Nature of Science 4
GEN. ED. (DEPT) Impact of Technology 0 Met in the major by IT 360T
DEPT. BUSN 110 Intro to Contemporary Business 1 Not required for students with A.S. in Business Administration

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Old Dominion University Course Credits Notes
ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BNAL 206 Business Analytics I 3
BNAL 306 Business Analytics II 3
ECON 201S Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 202S Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 301 Managerial Economics 3
FIN 323 Introductory Financial Management 3
FIN 331 Legal Environments of Business 3
IT 360T Principles of Information Technology 3
MGMT 325 Contemporary Organizations and Management 3
MGMT 485W Business Policy and Strategy 3
MKTG 311 Principles of Marketing 3
OPMT 303 Operations Management 3
Old Dominion University Course Credits Notes
FIN 317 or 319 Insurance/Risk Mgmt or Real Estate 3
FIN 431 Investments 3
FIN 432 Intermediate Financial Management 3
FIN 435 International Financial Management 3
FIN 439 Financial Decision Making 3
Major elective 3 Choose one from: FIN 433, 434, 441, 497, ACCT301/311, ECON 431
Two major electives 6 Choose two from: FIN 317/319, 367, 368, 369, 410, 411, 412, 413, 433, 434, 441, 443, 450, 454, 497, 498, ECON 421, 445W, 450, ACCT 301, 311
200-400 level Business elective 3
300-400 level Business elective 3
Free elective 3 Any course except ECON 200S

Upper-Division General Education Requirements

  • Option A. An approved minor, second degree or second major (12 credit hours minimum)
  • Option B. Interdisciplinary Minor (12 credit hours. Three credit hours may be in the major area of study.)
  • Option C. International business and regional courses or an approved certification program, such as teaching licensure.
  • Option D. Two upper-division courses from outside the Strome College of Business that are not required by the major. (6 credit hours)


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This bachelor's degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours total.

To complete this degree at ODU as a transfer, a minimum of 30 credit hours must be earned at ODU, including at least 12 credits of upper-level courses in the major.


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