Department of Finance and Banking Website
Reference : Undergraduate Bulletin 2015-2016

Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Banking)

B.B.A. (Finance and Banking)

Program Objectives: To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Have theoretical financial principles, analytical tools, and practical knowledge for making ethical and sound financial decisions
  • Develop a critical vision towards making successful strategic decisions in the business and the finance industries
  • Enhance a solid financial knowledge and analytical skills required for successful business professions, further studies as well as professional accreditation
  • Have ethical and moral behavior, positive attitudes and thinking, interpersonal and leadership skills, communication and presentation skills, IT skills and entrepreneurial skills

A. General Education Courses 40 Credits

Language

Language Courses 15 Credits
BG 1001 English I 3
BG 1002 English II 3
BG 2000 English III 3
BG 2001 English IV 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3
or GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For International students) 3

B. Specialized Courses 93 Credits

Business Core Courses

Business Core Courses 48 Credits
ACT 1600 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting 3
ACT 2620 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting 3
BG 1201 Statistics I 3
BG 1400 Business Law I 3
BG 1401 Business Law II 3
BG 2200 Statistics II 3
BIS 1141 Business Software Applications 0
BIS 2180 Information Technology 3
BIS 3340 Computer Tools in Research 0
FIN 2700 Money, Banking and Financial Markets 3
FIN 3701 Corporate Finance 3
IBM 2702 International Business Environment 3
MGT 2900 Principles of Management 3
MGT 3905 Operations Management 3
MGT 3907 Business Communication 3
MGT 3940 Business Research Methodology 3
MGT 4914 Entrepreneurship 3
MKT 2280 Principles of Marketing 3

Concentration 15 Credits

Students must choose one of the three following plans as their concentration courses.

Plan A: Major Concentration Courses 15 Credits
or Plan B: Business Concentration Courses 15 Credits
or Plan C: Major Elective Courses 15 Credits

PLAN A

PLAN A – Major Concentration Courses 15 Credits
Students pursuing PLAN A must select a concentration in the major area and study the five specified courses.
Investment Credits
FIN 3727 Real Estate Investment Analysis and Valuation 3
FIN 3728 Fixed Income Securities 3
FIN 4811 Risk Management 3
FIN 4817 Portfolio Management and Security Analysis 3
FIN 4818 Seminar in Investment 3
Corporate Financial Management Credits
FIN 3724 Financial Feasibility Planning 3
FIN 3726 Financial Statement Analysis 3
FIN 4811 Risk Management 3
FIN 4819 Contemporary Issues in Finance 3
FIN 4924 Advanced Financial Management 3

C. Free Elective Courses 9 Credits

Students can take free elective courses of 9 credits from any faculty in Assumption University upon completion of the prerequisites (if any).


Study Plan

First and Second Year (Freshmen and Sophomore)
During the freshmen year, all students in Martin de Tours School of Management pursue the same study plan consisting of general education courses and business core courses, which provide them with the basic knowledge on all disciplines in business. The study plan also prepares the students with adequate knowledge to select a concentration that suits his/ her ability, background, and preferences.

Third and Fourth Year (Junior and Senior)
During the junior and senior years, students who select the Finance and Banking Major follow the Finance and Banking program of studies:

  1. Ten Major Required Courses
  2. Five Concentration Courses
    Plan A: Major Concentration Courses
    Or Plan B: Business Concentration Courses
    Or Plan C: Major Elective Courses
  3. Three Free Elective Courses

FIRST YEAR

FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
BG 1001 English I 3
BG 1200 Mathematics for Business 3
BG 1201 Statistics I 3
BG 1400 Business Law I 3
GE 1204 Physical Education 1
GE 1301 Environmental Science 3
GE 1403 Communication in Thai 3
or GE 1401 Language and Communication Skills (For international students) 3
  Total 19
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
ACT 1600 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting 3
BG 1002 English II 3
BG 1401 Business Law II 3
BG 2200 Statistics II 3
BG 2401 Microeconomics 3
BIS 1141 Business Software Applications 0
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3
  Total 18