Apr 18, 2021
We are excited that you are pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business (B.S.B.) with a major in Finance. You have taken an important step in this process by completing your TSAP Associate degree in Business Administration. We are ready to help you start this leg of your journey. The Purdue Fort Wayne TSAP on-campus program is designed with you, the learner, in mind.
Purdue Fort Wayne’s program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which provides a voluntary mechanism of quality control. AACSB is the most prestigious business accrediting body in the nation. Only about one-quarter of all business schools in the nation possess this distinction.
All TSAP students are admitted as pre-business students until they have completed the specific pre-business requirements needed for admission to the Bachelor’s degree program.
At the time you are admitted to the B.S.B. program, you will declare your major in Finance.
- Students are admitted as pre-business students until they have completed the specific pre-business requirements needed for admission to the Bachelor’s degree program. To be admitted to the B.S.B. program applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher and will have completed at least 45 credits that apply toward the degree, including the courses listed below. Within this course listing, successful applicants will have (1) a grade of C- or better in each course and (2) a GPA of 2.50 or better within these courses.
- Students can choose a minor, if desired
- Cumulative GPA requirement for graduation and Major GPA requirement for graduation - You must obtain an overall GPA of 2.3 in BUS and ECON courses.
- All students in the B.S.B. with a major in Finance program are expected to meet the same student learning outcomes and program requirements. Special academic regulations specific to the program. Additional program requirements exist for all students in the B.S.B. with a major in Finance; see the Program Description page for Finance.
- You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program. Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies and procedures governing your academic career. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.
- List of admission, Major, and supporting courses required at PFW; total credits in program = 120.
Courses for Admission
- COM 11400 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
- MA 22900 Calculus for the Managerial, Social, and Biological Sciences I 3
- PSY 12000 Elementary Psychology or SOC 16101 Principles of Sociology 3
- BUS 10001 Principles of Business Administration 3
- ENGL 23301 Intermediate Expository Writing 3
- BUS 20401 Business Communication 3
- BUS 10000 Intro to College and Business Careers 1
- BUS 20100 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
- BUS 20101 Computers in Business 3
- ECON 20101 Introduction to Microeconomics 3
- BUS 20001 Business Degree Seminar 0
Three additional rules apply for admission to the B.S.B. program:
1. No more than 6 credits of these courses may be repeated, and no course may be repeated more than once.
2. Both the original and the repeat grades earned in the above courses will be used to compute the admission GPA. This includes courses that you have taken or repeated at PFW and other Purdue campuses.
3. Students must earn a minimum of 300 points in the Passport to Success program, including at least two high impact events, before they can be admitted to any of the majors. Passport to Success is a program required of all business majors that emphasizes participation in activities outside the classroom. Details of the Passport to Success program may be found on the Doermer School of Business website.
- BUS 20001 Business Degree Seminar Cr. 0.
- ENGL 23301 Intermediate Expository Writing Cr. 3.
- Interdisciplinary Elective (REL 11200 , PACS 20000 , INTL 20000 , or international language) Cr. 3.
- General Education Capstone Cr 3.
- Free elective Cr 3.
- BUS 30100 FInancial Mangagement Cr. 3.
- BUS 30101 Introduction to Marketing Cr. 3.
- BUS 30102 Operations Management Cr. 3.
- BUS 30200 Management and Behavior in Organizations Cr. 3
- BUS 32100 Management of Information Technology Cr. 3.
- BUS 40000 Business Senior Seminar Cr. 0.
- BUS 40100 Administrative Policy Cr. 3.
- BUS 40400 Social, Legal, and Ethical Implications of Business Decisions Cr. 3.
- BUS 43000 Organizations and Organizational Change Cr. 3.
Finance Major Requirements: Credits 24
- BUS 30300 Intermediate Investments Cr. 3.
- BUS 30500 Intermediate Corporate Finance Cr. 3.
- BUS 31000 Financial Statement Analysis - Finance Perspective Cr. 3.
- BUS 32500 Cost Accounting Cr. 3.
- BUS 34500 Money/Banking/Capital Markets Cr. 3.
- BUS 49400 International Finance Cr. 3.
Finance Electives 6 cr - Choose two of the following:
- BUS 30800 Risk Management and Insurance Cr. 3.
- BUS 30900 Retirement Plan Fundamentals Cr. 3.
- BUS 42000 Equity and Fixed Income Investments Cr. 3.
- BUS 44600 Bank & Financial Intermediation Cr. 3.
- BUS 45400 Current Topics in Banking Cr. 3.
- BUS 49001 Special Studies in International Business Administration Cr. 1-3.
- BUS 49002 Independent Study in Finance Cr. 1-3.
- BUS 49700 Bank Simulation Course Cr. 3.
NOTE: BUS 49003, 49005, and 49006 are topics courses and may be taken more than once, with different topics. BUS 49001 is by invitation only.