2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Financial Services, BSB


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Program Description:

The financial services major is the second major within the Department of Finance and Financial Services and is designed to meet the growing need for people who are knowledgeable in all areas of personal financial management, including investments, insurance, tax planning, retirement planning, real estate, estate planning, and personal financial planning.  Among the many career opportunities available to the graduate with a financial services major are financial planner, stockbroker, insurance agent, loan officer, and trust officer.  This program is registered with the Certified Financial Planning Board and as a result, students who complete the financial services major and the appropriate electives at Wright State University are eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner exam.

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Program Requirements:


I. Wright State Core: 39 Hours


Element One: 6 Hours


Element Two: 4 Hours


Required:

Element Three: 6 Hours


Element Four: 3 Hours


Element Five: 6 Hours


Required:

Element Six: 8 Hours


Additional Core Courses: 6 Hours


Required: Select either

II. Business Core Requirements: 42 Hours


III. Financial Services Major Requirements: 27 Hours


Financial Services Electives:


Any 3000-4000 level finance course, or substitute the following courses for finance electives:

IV. Electives: 12 Hours


Total: 120 Hours


Graduation Planning Strategy


The Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) has been created to illustrate one option to complete degree requirements within a particular time frame. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to adjust this plan based on credit already earned, individual needs or curricular changes that may not be reflected in this year’s catalog.

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