Finance Major (BBA)

Class Type: Classroom

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance (BBA Finance) prepares students for a career in managing financial resources in all areas of the business and financial sectors. The BBA Finance degree at DBU focuses on the study of financial markets, corporate and private finance, international finance, and valuation of stocks, fixed-income securities, and other financial assets. The BBA Finance degree provides specific electives in bank management, insurance, and commercial real estate. Graduates go on to work in many sectors including investment banking, financial planning, real estate, and other industries. Additionally, DBU, through the BBA Finance degree, is recognized as a CFA Institute Affiliated University by the CFA Institute. Graduates with a BBA Finance degree are well-suited to sit for the first Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) exam.

The purpose of the major in Finance is to equip students with an exceptional, Christ-centered education in finance so that they can become ethical leaders in the global economy. We help students translate theory into practice with a focus on serving the needs of others. Our approach seeks to integrate the latest research with the timeless truths of Scripture to help students navigate the business world from a Christian perspective.

Chartered Financial Analyst® and CFA® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Program Testimonials

Jenna Hoffmann

"Growing in both knowledge and faith was pivotal in my decision to come to DBU. Studying finance has been helpful not only in equipping me to succeed in my finance career but also in allowing me to serve others with the material and applications I have learned thus far. Every professor has instilled a hope in me to bring a Christ-like perspective on owning, spending, and investing money to those I encounter."

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Caleb Belk

"The finance degree has given me a taste of what to expect in the business environment while demonstrating what it means to implement faith into the industry. I have gained real-world understanding from experienced professionals who have set me up for success in the years to come."

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Designed to Meet Your Needs

Course Convenience

DBU offers classes in a variety of formats, including:

  • In-Person
  • Hybrid (Classroom and Online)*
  • Online*

*Selected courses are available in the formats listed. View the current Schedule of Classes for specific courses.

Classes Start

Generally, classes begin four times a year:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter

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Accelerated Degrees

For undergraduate students studying finance, an accelerated degree is an excellent option for highly motivated students who desire an accelerated 5-year program for earning their Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

Learn more about the College of Business Accelerated Degrees >>

Travel Opportunities

In addition to mission trips, DBU periodically offers students travel opportunities to earn course credit.

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