Gain knowledge and skills in raising capital, making investments and understanding financial markets.
Having the right financial tools and methodologies are of crucial importance for both small and large businesses. Webster University’s Bachelor of Science in Finance degree program prepares our students to meet the growing demand for finance professionals by imparting crucial knowledge and skills in important areas such as raising capital, making investments and understanding the financial markets in which businesses operate.
Why a BS in Finance?
The finance degree is designed for those interested in careers in investing, corporate finance and financial institutions. The Webster's Bachelor of Science (BS) in Finance program blends economics, accounting and other business disciplines to provide a foundation for sound financial decisions. Important areas include raising capital, making investments, understanding financial markets, and mastering financial tools and methodologies.
Why Choose Webster University?
Webster Athens, part of Webster University's global network of international schools, brings the best of American education to Greece. Class sizes are small and our faculty bring real-life knowledge and personal attention to the classroom.
Webster's Bachelor of Science in Finance Program
As a finance student, you’ll be able to tailor your advanced courses to your particular interests and career goals. All finance majors also complete Webster’s core capstone course. In all of the programs in the Department of Business, students will also have actual hands-on experience using SAP which is the enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems software that runs many business organizations in the world.
In addition, our students have completed internships at a variety of companies such as US Bank, Mastercard, Regions Financial Corporation, Wells Fargo, and Edward Jones. Students have the opportunity to meet with some of these companies and many more at an annual Internship Fair in the spring.
- Students can apply time value of money techniques to security valuation.
- Students can evaluate the financial strength of a corporation and analyze capital budgeting decisions.
- Students can understand the risk-return relationship and can estimate appropriate rates of return.
- Students can describe the intermediation services provided by financial institutions.
Webster's BS in Finance requires 45 hours in the business administration core curriculum and 21 finance credit hours.
- BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets (1 hour)
- MATH 1430 College Algebra (3 hours)
- WSBT 2000 Career Exploration (1 hour)
- ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting (3 hours)
- ACCT 2025 Managerial Accounting (3 hours)
- BUSN 2750 Introduction to Statistics (3 hours)
- MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practice (3 hours)
- ECON 2000 Survey of Economics (3 hours)
- WSBT 2300 Personal Branding (1 hour)
- FINC 3210 Principles of Finance (3 hours)
- MNGT 3280 Introduction to Business Law (3 hours)
- MNGT 3450 Organizational Behavior (3 hours)
- BUSN 3500 Business and Global Issues (1 hour)
- MNGT 2500 Marketing (3 hours)
- BUSN 3850 Enterprise Systems (3 hours)
or CSIS 2500 Introduction to Data Science (3 hours)
or CSIS 1500 Introduction to Business Technologies (3 hours)
- WSBT 2700 Career Management Strategies (1 hour)
- BUSN 4110 Operations Management (3 hours)
- BUSN 4500 Ethical Issues in Business (1 hour)
- MNGT 4900 Managerial Policies and Strategies (3 hours)
- FINC 3600 Financial Management (3 hours)
- FINC 3800 Financial Markets and Institutions (3 hours)
- FINC 4210 Investments (3 hours)
- Elective Options (12 hours)
Four courses must be selected from the following list. Two of the four courses (6 credit hours) must be FINC prefix courses. No more than 3 hours of internship credit (BUSN 4950) may be used to satisfy degree requirements. Internship credit must be in the area of finance.
- FINC 4220 Financial Statement Analysis (3 hours)
- FINC 4300 International Finance (3 hours)
- FINC 4610 Advanced Investments (3 hours)
- ECON 3030 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 hours)
- ECON 3020 Intermediate Microeconomics (3 hours)
- ECON 3200 Money and Banking (3 hours)
- ACCT 3030 Intermediate Accounting I (3 hours)
- ACCT 3040 Intermediate Accounting II (3 hours)
- ACCT 3085 Federal Tax Accounting (3 hours)
- ACCT 4600 Business Valuation (3 hours)
- BUSN 4950 Internship (3 hours)
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Founded in 1915, Webster University is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. In 2014, Webster Athens joined our network to bring the best of American education with the only fully owned and controlled (academically and financially) accredited campus of a U.S. university in Greece.