Finance BBA Degree
Build Astute Skills in Finance for a Complex, Changing Workplace
The University of Texas at Tyler's bachelor of business administration degree in finance equips graduates with an effective framework for making complex decisions in a rapidly changing financial landscape. It is ideal preparation for a career in various sectors of financial services such as banking, portfolio management, corporate finance and financial planning.
- Learn with professors who bring their strong business backgrounds to classroom learning and who are dedicated to mentoring students and graduates.
- Receive an excellent foundation to go on for a master of business administration degree.
Graduates of the UT Tyler finance degree program are employed at Brookshire Grocery Co., Austin Bank, Texas Bank and Trust, Southside Bank, Bridge Wealth Management and Feliciano Financial Group.
Bachelor’s in Finance: Practical. Strategic.
- Gain a broad understanding of the field of finance, including the vital role and duties of financial managers.
- Learn to accurately analyze financial statements to assess liquidity, asset utilization, debt management, profitability and rewards of ownership.
- Be prepared to evaluate competing investment options and learn how to make astute financial decisions on a personal and corporate level.
- Complete an internship with a local businesses such as Bridge Wealth Management, Austin Bank and Southside Bank to gain the kind of hands-on experience that is highly valued by prospective employers.
- Network with finance students and professionals as part of the UT Tyler Chapter of Financial Management Association and FMA Honor Society, a national association for finance professionals. In addition, students may also network through Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society for business schools accredited by the Association to Advance College Schools of Business (AACSB).
Career Outlook for Finance
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, financial managers can expect job growth that is consistent with the average 9% growth rate for all occupations through 2022.
Marketable Skills for Finance Majors
To see skills in finance that are most sought after by employers in today's market, visit Marketable Skills for the College of Business & Technology.
Finance Courses: Forward-Thinking. Best Practices.
Management of Financial Institutions
Study the structure and functions of financial institutions, and their sources and uses of funds. Analyze the nature and function of credit, and the effects of financial institutions on macroeconomic analysis.
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
Explore the principles of valuation and the application of alternative techniques in determining the worth of equity, fixed-income and derivative securities.
Examine the process of setting suitable investment objectives and constructing multi-asset portfolios to meet the specific needs of individual and institutional investors.
Study the balance of international payments, exchange rate determination, export-import financing, currency arbitrage and international capital movements.
This course is aimed at grounding students in basic principles of international finance, which are becoming increasingly relevant to U.S. business and investment decisions.
More about the UT Tyler finance program of study.