Finance

Finance

About Finance

The Bachelor of Science in Finance program provides students with the knowledge that qualifies them to pursue a broad range of careers. The program recognizes that rigor and precision are essential in the financial practices of today's financial institutions. Therefore, students are exposed to all major areas of finance. Finance graduates will have the full package of knowledge, communication skills, and workplace nous to succeed in a broad range of careers.

Mission

To graduate knowledgeable & skillful professionals to lead in the national and international financial environment with an ethical perspective and commitment to lifelong learning.

Program Objectives

Develop the ability to have a deep understanding of and be able to apply the essentials of Corporate Finance, Investments and security markets and Financial Institutions Management, International Financial Management and Financial risks involved in Global

Prepare graduates equipped with knowledge, basic skills and legal views to work in the various sectors of finance

Demonstrate the increase awareness of social responsibility and ethics in the context of Finance

Develop the ability to utilize financial and accounting data to solve complex business problems and communicate the results/analysis in written and oral forms

Program Details

Program Name Finance
Awarded Degree Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance
Program Code BSBA FIN
Credit Hours 127
Language of Instruction English
Mode of Study Full Time
Study Duration 4 Years
Number of Levels 8 Levels
Number of Weeks/Levels 15 Weeks
Graduation Requirements GPA 2.0/4.00

 

Job Market and Opportunities

- Insurance
- Investment Banking
- Real Estate
- Commercial Banking
- Corporate Finance
- Financial Planning
- Private Equity
- Portfolio Management
 

Main Courses

FIN 312 Corporate Finance
FIN 322 Financial Market and Institutions
FIN 431 Investments
FIN 451 International Finance
FIN 432 Finance Modeling
FIN 434 Portfolio Management

Graduate Attributes

- Knowledgeable in a broad range of financial fields.
- Critical thinkers in the field of finance and investment.
- Skillful Entrepreneurs
- Effective and influential contributors to the Society.
- Proficient communicators.
- Work effectively as a member and leader in a team
 

College Requirements

All students enrolled in all Bachelor of Science programs in the College of Business Administration should study all of these courses.

ECON 101 Introduction to Micro-economy
CS 115 Introduction to Computing for Business
MATH 111 Applied Calculus I
ENGL 101 First Year Composition
ECON 102 Introduction to Macro-economy
MGT 101 Introduction to Management
MATH 112 Applied Calculus II
ENGL 102 Introduction to Report Writing
ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
STAT 211 Statistics for Business I
PHSC 113 Physical Science
ENGL 201 Technical Writing
ACCT 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
MGT 222 Organizational Behavior
MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing
MIS 201 Management Information Systems
MGT 311 Legal Environment of Business
MGT 331 Business Communication
FIN 301 Financial Management
STAT 311 Statistics for Business II
MGT 312 Operations Management

Finance Framework

Requirements Courses Type Number of Credit Hours
General Compulsory 06
  Elective 12
  Free Elective 03
College Compulsory 64
Major Compulsory 21
  Supporting 06
  Professional Elect 12
  Field Training 03
Total Credits: 127
Requirements
General
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 06
Elective 12
Free Elective 03
Requirements
College
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 64
Requirements
Major
Course Plan Num. of Credit Hours
Compulsory 21
Supporting 06
Professional Elective 12
Field Training 03

Total of program Credit Hours

127

 

Finance Study Plan

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ECON 101 Introduction to Micro-economy 3  
CS 115 Introduction to Computing for Business 3 PCS 001
MATH 111 Applied Calculus I 3 MATH 012
ENGL 101 First Year Composition 3 ENGL 005
GHAL xxx Humanities Arts and Languages Elective 3  
  Total 15  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ECON 102 Introduction to Macro-economy 3 ECON 101
MGT 101 Introduction to Management 3  
MATH 112 Applied Calculus II 3 MATH 111
ENGL 102 Introduction to Report Writing 3 ENGL 101
GDMC xxx Diversity and Multiculturalism Elective 3  
  Total 15  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ACCT 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3  
STAT 211 Statistics for Business I 3 MATH 112
PHSC 113 Physical Science 4 MATH 111
ENGL 201 Technical Writing 3 ENGL 102
GIAS 101 Islamic Culture 3  
MIS 201 Management Information Systems 3  
  Total 19  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ACCT 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3 ACCT 201
MGT 222 Organizational Behavior    
MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing 3  
ENT 201 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3  
GIAS 102 Arabic Language Skills 3  
  Total 15  

 

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
ACCT 321 Intermediate Accounting 3 ACCT 202
MGT 331 Business Communication 3 ENGL 201
FIN 301 Financial Management 3 ACCT 201
STAT 311 Statistics for Business II 3 STAT 211
GSOS xxx Social Sciences Elective 3  
  Total 15  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
MGT 312 Operations Management 3 MGT 101, STAT 311
FIN 312 Corporate Finance 3 FIN 301
FIN 322 Financial Market and Institutions 3 FIN 301
ECON 362 Economy of Saudi Arabia 3 ECON 102
MGT 311 Legal Environment of Business 3 MGT 101
  Total 15  
FIN 394 Summer Field Experience 3  

First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
FIN 431 Investments 3 FIN 312
FIN 451 International Finance 3 FIN 322
BUS xxx BUS Elective I 3  
BUS xxx BUS Elective II 3  
XXXX xxx Free Elective 3  
  Total 15  

Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Requisite
FIN 432 Finance Modeling 3 FIN 431,ACCT 321
FIN 434 Portfolio Management 3 FIN 431,ACCT 321
FIN xxx Professional Elective I 3  
FIN xxx Professional Elective II 3  
GIAS xxx Islamic Studies Elective 3  
  Total 15  

Total Credit Hours Required: 127

The English courses ENGL 111 and ENGL 112 can be taken as an elective within any of the areas: GHAL, GDMC or GSOS

Faculty

DR. SANAA S. ASKOOL

Assistant Vice Rector for Academic Affairs
Dean, College of Business Administration
College of Business Administration

DR. SALMAN BIN BARRAK

Assistant Professor
College of Business Administration