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

Social Science

Social Science Courses 13 Credits
BG 2400 Macroeconomics 3
BG 2401 Microeconomics 3
GE 1204 Physical Education 1
GE 2202 Ethics 3
MGT 1101 Introduction to Business 3

Humanities

Humanities Courses 6 Credits
GE 2101 World Civilization 3
MGT 2404 Managerial Psychology 3

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics Courses 6 Credits
BG 1200 Mathematics for Business 3
GE 1301 Environmental Science 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

Major Required Courses

Major Required Courses 30 Credits
BIS 3589 Analysis Tools in Finance and Accounting 3
FIN 3711 Investment 3
FIN 3713 Business Analysis and Valuation 3
FIN 3714 Business Condition Analysis 3
FIN 4812 International Finance 3
FIN 4813 Financial Management 3
FIN 4815 Bank Management 3
FIN 4911 Quantitative Analysis of Financial Decision 3
FIN 4921 Corporate Strategy and Financial Policies 3
FIN 4922 Derivatives Securities 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

PLAN B

PLAN B – Business Concentration Courses 15 Credits
Students pursuing PLAN B must select a concentration in other business areas and study the five specified courses.
Accounting Credits
ACT 3602 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACT 3603 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACT 3614 Taxation I 3
ACT 3622 Cost Accounting 3
ACT 3629 Profits Planning and Control 3
Business Information Systems Credits
BIS 3315 Programming and Algorithms 3
BIS 3635 Database Systems 3
BIS 3655 Data Communications and Networking 3
BIS 3666 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
BIS 4675 Information Systems Project Management 3
International Business Management Credits
IBM 3711 Comparative Management 3
IBM 3713 International Management 3
IBM 3714 Export-Import Policy and Strategies 3
IBM 4811 International Strategic Management 3
MKT 3620 Global Marketing 3
Industrial Management Credits
IDM 3203 Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
IDM 3204 Industrial Safety and Risk Management 3
IDM 4201 Manufacturing Planning and Control 3
IDM 4203 Quality Management 3
IDM 4206 Industrial Environmental Management 3
Insurance Credits
INS 3101 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance 3
INS 3201 Property Insurance 3
INS 3202 Casualty Insurance 3
INS 3301 Principles of Life Assurance 3
INS 4302 Accident, Group and Health Insurance 3
Management Credits
MGT 3915 Project Management 3
MGT 3917 Innovation and Change Management 3
MGT 3922 Introduction to New Ventures 3
MGT 4910 Productivity and Quality Management 3
MGT 4916 Negotiation Strategy 3
Marketing Credits
MKT 3525 Sales Management 3
MKT 3530 Consumer Behavior 3
MKT 4725 Competitive Analysis and Strategy 3
MKT 4730 Marketing Management 3
MKT 4809 Marketing for Services 3
Real Estate Credits
REM 3111 Principles of Real Estate 3
REM 3112 Real Estate Law 3
REM 3113 Real Estate Economics 3
REM 3114 Building Design and Construction Techniques 3
REM 3211 Principles of Real Estate Development 3

PLAN C

PLAN C – Major Elective Courses
Students pursuing PLAN C must select any five major elective courses. Credits
BIS 3348 Principles of Multimedia 3
BIS 3588 Digital Business Enterprises 3
BIS 3687 Electronic Banking and Payment Systems 3
ECO 3715 Introduction to Econometrics 3
ECO 3722 Business Cycles and Forecasting 3
FIN 3715 Personal Finance 3
FIN 3716 Export-Import Procedure and Financing 3
FIN 3723 Central Banking System and Policy 3
FIN 3724 Financial Feasibility Planning 3
FIN 3725 Managerial Economics 3
FIN 3726 Financial Statement Analysis 3
FIN 3727 Real Estate Investment Analysis and Valuation 3
FIN 3728 Fixed Income Securities 3
FIN 3733 Institutional Banking for Emerging Markets 3
FIN 3734 Financial Mathematics 3
FIN 4721 Laws and Practices in Finance 3
FIN 4811 Risk Management 3
FIN 4817 Portfolio Management and Security Analysis 3
FIN 4818 Seminar in Investment 3
FIN 4819 Contemporary Issues in Finance 3
FIN 4821 Behavioral Finance 3
FIN 4822 Individual Research 3
FIN 4832 Entrepreneurial Finance 3
FIN 4833 Wealth Management 3
FIN 4923 Advanced Valuation 3
FIN 4924 Advanced Financial Management 3
FIN 4925 Introduction to Modeling 3
REM 3213 Real Estate Appraisal 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

SECOND YEAR

SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
ACT 2620 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting 3
BG 2000 English III 3
BG 2400 Macroeconomics 3
BIS 2180 Information Technology 3
MGT 2404 Managerial Psychology 3
MGT 2900 Principles of Management 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
BG 2001 English IV 3
FIN 2700 Money, Banking and Financial Markets 3
GE 2101 World Civilization 3
GE 2202 Ethics 3
IBM 2702 International Business Environment 3
MKT 2280 Principles of Marketing 3
  Total 18

THIRD YEAR

THIRD YEAR
First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
BIS 3340 Computer Tools in Research 0
BIS 3589 Analysis Tools in Finance and Accounting 3
FIN 3701 Corporate Finance 3
FIN 3714 Business Condition Analysis 3
MGT 3905 Operations Management 3
MGT 3907 Business Communication 3
  One Free Elective Course 3
  Total 18
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
FIN 3711 Investment 3
FIN 3713 Business Analysis and Valuation 3
MGT 3940 Business Research Methodology 3
  Two Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Courses 6
  One Free Elective Course 3
  Total 18

Fourth Year

FOURTH YEAR
First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
FIN 4812 International Finance 3
FIN 4813 Financial Management 3
FIN 4815 Bank Management 3
FIN 4911 Quantitative Analysis of Financial Decisions 3
  Two Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Courses 6
  Total 18
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
FIN 4921 Corporate Strategies and Financial Policies 3
FIN 4922 Derivatives Securities 3
MGT 4914 Entrepreneurship 3
  One Plan A / Plan B / Plan C Course 3
  One Free Elective Course 3
  Total 15