Finance

The B.S.B.A. in Finance prepares students for professional careers in areas such as corporate financial management, financial institutions management, investments, and financial planning. The program also provides the foundation to pursue the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or the Certified Financial Planning (CFP).


In addition to the general studies requirements, students must satisfy all additional University requirements, including the Gordon Rule, multicultural, and foreign language requirements. With appropriate planning and coordination with an academic advisor, students may satisfy some of the general University requirements through the General Studies curriculum. State mandated common prerequisites must be completed prior to graduation, but are not required for admission to the program.

The College of Business at the University of West Florida is accredited by AACSB International, the highest level of accreditation available to a college or school of business.  As such, the College believes that it is in the student's best interest to take all junior/upper level courses at UWF.  These courses are typically taught by academically or professionally qualified faculty members as defined in the College's policy on faculty qualifications.

The College of Business has policies pertaining to acceptance of transfer courses and acceptance of courses completed more than ten years ago.  Students should seek guidance from College of Business advisors on these matters.

A grade of C or better is required on all courses. In addition, students must complete at least 50% of their business courses at UWF.


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For additional information, or to schedule an appointment to speak to an advisor in the Department of Accounting and Finance, please feel free to contact us by e-mail (account@uwf.edu), or by phone (850-474-2717). To be better prepared to speak with the advisor, please print out and review the degree plan in which you are interesting in pursuing.

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