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B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance Concentration) at UCB are generally designed to equip students with strong conceptual and technical foundation within the area of finance. The courses offered in this program will also prepare students with specific finance techniques and financial decision making to critically evaluate various issues in financial markets, as well as how finance shapes business management within organizations.

Graduates of B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance Concentration) have a broad career prospects in various industries from banking, financial corporation, investment companies, insurance firms, capital market, research institutions, and public sectors. The graduates from this programme could work as financial analyst, bankers, asset managers, brokers, financial officers, and insurance officers. The B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance Concentration) taught here embedded employability skills in critical thinking, presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills across all courses. Many of our graduates also went on to form their own start-up businesses and became successful young entrepreneurs. The students can also take advantage of the services offered by the college, including skills events, training, conferences, internships, and placements.

B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance Concentration) also prepares you for taking professional finance qualifications such as certified financial analyst (CFA), certified financial planner (CFP), and certified financial risk management (CFRM).

Concentration requirements

This degree requires 128 credit hours. 

University Requirements (Compulsory) 11 Courses (32 Cr)

ARA101 Arabic
CSC101 Computing Essentials
ENG101 English I
ENG102 English II
MAT101 Calculus I
SBS155 Human Rights
ENG201 English III : Technical Writing 
WCS201 Cultural Studies I
SBS206 Bahrain Modern History
CSR301 Corporate Social Responsibility
REM301 Research Methods

University Requirements (Elective) Select 2 Courses (6 Cr)

ENG220 Themes in Literature
GRD130 Painting
LIT203 Studies in American Literature
PHL202 Business Ethics
PHL203 Critical Thinking Skills
POS101 Intro. to Political Science
PSY201 Introduction to Psychology
SBS201 General Sociology
SBS203 Human Development
SBS205 Communication Skills
WCS301 Cultural Studies II
WMN201 Women Studies

Program Requirements (Compulsory) 16 Courses (48 Cr)

ACT101 Financial Accounting 1
BUS301 Entrepreneurship
MGT101 Principles of Management
ACT201 Managerial Accounting
ECO201 Microeconomics
ECO202 Macroeconomics
FIN201 Principles of Finance
MKT201 Principles of Marketing
STS201 Probability And Statistics I
BUS205 Business Law
BUS315 Internship/Practicum
BUS350 Business Communications
CIT311 Management Information Systems
MGT301 Organization and Management
MGT490 Business Policy & Strategy
BUS491 Graduation Project

Program Requirements (Elective) Select 4 Courses (12 Cr)

CIT251 Internet of Things
BUS310 Managerial Economics
BUS325 New Venture Creation
BUS435 Family Entrepreneurship Management
CIT231 Cloud Computing
CIT262 Multimedia Systems
FIN385 Financial Planning and Control
MAT102 Calculus II
MGT385 Tourism & Hospitality Management
STS202 Probability And Statistics II 

Concentration Requirements (Compulsory)  8 courses (24 Cr)

FIN301 Financial Statement Analysis
FIN305 Commercial Banking
FIN351 Investment Management
FIN355 Financial Markets & Institutions
FIN360 Corporate Finance
FIN435 FinTech and Financial Innovation
FIN465 International Finance
FIN471 Risk Management and Financial Derivatives

Concentration Requirements (Elective) Select 1 Courses (3 Cr)

ACT102 Financial Accounting II
FIN338 Engineering Finance
FIN370 Portfolio Theory & Management
IBF301 Islamic Economics
IBF303 Theory of Islamic Banking & Finance
IBF306 Islamic Financial Systems
IBF409 Accounting for Islamic Banks
IBF410 Islamic Capital Markets

Free Electives (Elective) Select 1 Courses (3 Cr)