2015-2016 Augusta University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Finance
Hull College Career & Academic Planning Center
Allgood Hall N112
Finance studies and addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses and organizations raise, allocate and use monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects. The James M. Hull College of Business gives students the opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge to value cash flow and assets, analyze the financial performance of firms, determine strategies to enhance the value of the firm, analyze porfolios, value financial securities and understand domestic and international capital markets.
Finance students can pursue career opportunities in various non-financial organizations as well as financial service firms such as banks, brokerage firms, and insurance companies. Students can also pursue career opportunities in investment banking and retail brokerage or pursue a finance position in a small firm or organization.
The Hull College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Over $100,000 is awarded in scholarships annually and finance students are eligible to apply for all Hull College of Business scholarships. Interested applicants should visit the Hull College of Business website for more information.
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB international. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB. More information can be found at www.betagammasigma.org.
Admission in the James M. Hull School of Business:
All aspiring undergraduate finance students entering the university are admitted as Pre-Finance majors until they meet the pre-requisites to gain admittance into the Hull College of Business.
Pre-Finance majors will need to satisfy the following requirements for entry into the Hull College of Business: (1) completion of at least 45 semester hours; and (2) completion of the following courses with a “C” or better and an overall GPA of 2.5 or above in these seven courses: ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102, MATH 1111, MATH 2210, ACCT 2101, ECON 2106 (or ECON 2105) and MINF 2201. Students may retake any of these courses and only the highest grade in the course will count toward the minimum required GPA.
Students transferring into the Hull College of Business as Pre-Finance majors are only allowed to transfer up to three Junior/Senior Common Courses and no more than two of the Major Emphasis courses as approved by the college.