In-demand, finance-focused careers
Evolving marketplace dynamics, new technology applications, shifting customer demographics, increasing competition and enhanced regulatory oversight are transforming the banking industry at an unprecedented rate. Community, regional and national banks are facing a shortage of trained, degreed professionals who are prepared to take on the challenges presented by this transformation. Your Bachelor of Business Administration in banking from Stephen F. Austin State University will prepare you to excel in the banking industry.
More than banking
The opportunity to use your SFA banking degree is not limited to commercial banks. Financial services companies such credit unions, mortgage companies, agricultural cooperatives, consumer finance companies, technology driven “fin-tech” companies, and federal and state regulatory agencies require talented employees who understand the fundamentals of the banking industry. Financial services companies provide excellent opportunities to put your SFA banking degree to the test.
A variety of learning experiences
The Bachelor of Business Administration in banking prepares students to fill the growing need for qualified bank and financial services industry personnel. The program combines core coursework in business and finance with a variety of industry-specific courses and learning opportunities.
B.B.A. in Banking
Students interested in earning a business degree (B.B.A.) with a major in banking must complete the following courses:
- University Core Curriculum – B.B.A. track
- B.B.A. Foundation Curriculum: ACC 231, 232; BCM 247; BLW 335; ECO 231, 232, 339; FIN 333; GBU 325; MGT 272, 370, 371, 463; MKT 351; Two Hours General Electives
- MTH 220
- FIN 357, 370, 401, 420, 471, 479
- ECO 331
- 6 hours from advanced finance electives
*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements