Bachelor of Science in Finance

Finance is a vocation that requires vision — the ability to look ahead, set goals for the future and meet them. But not at any cost, and not unethically. We believe that the best business leaders draw upon their knowledge, creativity and faith to put their vision into action with integrity. Because our approach is biblical, you will gain a deep understanding of the moral and ethical implications of the decisions you make as a financial expert. And whether you’re counseling a family planning for their child’s college education, moving a nonprofit toward financial stability or helping a company expand its reach, as a Christian in finance, the way you do business can — and most assuredly will — change the lives of companies and individuals. Southeastern’s Bachelor of Science in Finance will equip you with the practical expertise you need to succeed in the day-to-day operations of your chosen business environment. You will learn about the different areas of finance — corporate finance, investments, financial markets, real estate and insurance — so you have the information to judge where your talents may be best employed. You will also gain relevant hands-on experience through internships at brokerage firms, insurance companies, financial institutions and a variety of corporations.

Gain relevant hands-on experience through internships at brokerage firms, insurance companies, financial institutions and a variety of corporations.

Program Details

15 hours of pre-business core
24 hours of business core
19 hours of major core
55 hours of general education
12 hours of electives

Total credit hours — 125

Sample Core Courses

  • Principles of Financial Accounting (BUSI 2133) — This course provides an introduction to financial accounting and basic accounting statements. The focus is on business records, collection of financial data, development of statements and interpretation of this information. Extensive work is done on quantitative problem-solving.
  • Principles of Finance (BUSI 3103) — This course covers financial organization and the principles and practices of decision-making involving acquiring and allocating capital, time value of money, cost of capital, dividend policy, operating and financial leverage, financial markets and related topics.
  • Investments (FINC 3803) — This course includes an analysis of investment institutions, philosophies and the principles of the individual and institutional investor.
  • Advanced Corporate Finance (FINC 4333) — This course provides a rigorous treatment of corporate finance concepts. The primary objective of the course is to further students’ understanding of corporate financial decisions. These decisions include choosing between investment opportunities, how much debt and equity to issue, measuring risk and return and what level of dividend to pay out.

Pre-Business Core

Data Management Analysis

Business Communications I

Principles of Financial Accounting


Principles of Managerial Accounting

Business Core

Principles of Finance

Principles of Management

Business Communications II


Business Law I

Business Analytics II

Business Policies

Accounting Information Systems

Major Core

Pre-Intermediate Accounting

Intermediate Accounting I and II


Advanced Corporate Finance

Financial analyst

Personal financial advisor



Loan officer

Bank teller


Real estate appraiser

Claims adjuster