B.B.A. in Banking and Finance
Ole Miss banking and finance majors work with an extensive alumni network that provides mentoring and job placement support
Ole Miss banking and finance majors receive experiences in regulatory and compliance issues, risk management, financial decision-making, lending, global banking, bank performance, non-bank competitors, financial mathematics, and legal related guidelines.
A University of Mississippi B.B.A. degree in banking and finance is invaluable. Numerous banks and regulatory agencies are looking for graduates with banking and finance related experience, and the University of Mississippi is one of only a few colleges that offers this degree program.
Ole Miss graduates are qualified to work as lenders, credit analysts, regulatory and compliance officers, investment advisors, financial analysts, and financial planners. Graduates are also qualified to work in budget or treasury positions for corporations.
Ole Miss Banking and Finance students will interact with an extensive alumni network. This network helps students gain real-world experience and achieve successful job placement nationally and around the globe.
B.B.A. in Banking and Finance Faculty
The University of Mississippi School of Business will provide students a premier educational experience by connecting students to engaging faculty with strong academic backgrounds.
Requirements for the major in banking and finance include the B.B.A. core: Accy 201, 202 (3, 3); Bus 230; Bus 271; Bus 250; Bus 302; Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371; Mktg 372; Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (6); and 300-level business/nonbusiness elective (3). Students in the banking and finance major must take Mktg 354 for 3 hours of their business electives. The banking and finance major requires completion of the following additional 24 semester hours, including Fin 303 OR Fin 333, 334, 338, 537, 538 and 9 semester hours from the following courses: 300+ accounting (excluding Accy 300 & Accy 411), Econ 398 or 399, or Fin 341, 355, 361, 431, 461, 499, 533, 534, or 581.
Students enter the University of Mississippi School of Business as General Business majors and may declare the Banking and Finance major after completing 36 specific hours (See UM Catalog for listing). Student must achieve 2.25 or higher GPA on those 36 hours.
Ole Miss Banking and Finance majors have access to several student organizations that will support successful development inside and outside the classroom.