2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Business - Financial Services, Concentration

The NSU School of Business has formed a partnership with Supernova Consulting, several Wall Street investment firms, and selected HBCUs to create a pathway of success to enable African Americans to pass the CFP Certification Examination and enter the Financial Services Wealth Management Industry. 

The Bachelor of Science in Business - Financial Services concentration will prepare the students for the CFP Certification Examination and provide qualified students with paid internships offered by the Wall Street partners.  This program requires a minimum of 121 hours of undergraduate work.

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Business Core 48
Business Electives 12
Major Requirements 15
Other Requirements 6
Total Credit Hours 121

 
Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
BUS 175 Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurship 3
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
Select one Science Lab Elective (Note A) 1
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
BUS 284 Advanced Microcomputing 3
MTH 131 Pre-Calculus for Business Majors 3
MTH 132 Calculus for Business Majors 3
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
 Credits30
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACC 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 281 Legal Environment for Business 3
BUS 270 Business Statistics 3
ECN 211 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECN 212 Principles of MacRoeconomics 3
ENG 210 Practical English Grammar 3
PSY 210 Introduction to Psychology 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
Select one Global/Cultural Elective (Note B) 3
 Credits31
Third Year
BUS 376 Statistics & Quantitative Methods 3
BUS 362 Investments 3
BUS 387 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
BUS 360 Corporate Finance 3
BUS 375 Management Information Systems & E-Commerce 3
BUS 365 Organizational Behavior & Theory 3
BUS 366 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 315 Federal Income Tax I 3
BUS 310 Risk Management 3
Select one Global/Cultural & Language Elective (Note B) 3
 Credits30
Fourth Year
BUS 330 Business Communication 3
BUS 363 Financial Institutions 3
BUS 391 Introduction to Data Analytics & Big Data 3
BUS 430 Retirement Planning 3
BUS 474 Intermediate Financial Management 3
BUS 476 Operations Management 3
BUS 478 Strategic Management 3
BUS 440 Taxes and Estate Planning 3
BUS 499 Cases in Financial Management 3
BUS XXXBusiness Electives (See Note C) 3
 Credits30
 Total Credits121