Mar 04, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Financial Services, B.S.


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The Bachelor of Science in Financial Services from the University of Saint Francis will prepare you with the specialized knowledge and skills to serve the complex demands of a rapidly changing sports management environment.  A Financial Services degree will prepare you to lead, guide, and oversee others within an organization.  The Financial Services program at the University of Saint Francis will prepare you to begin your financial services career.  

Student Learning Outcomes

To accomplish this mission, graduates of the Bachelor of Science degree will acquire the skills described in the following outcomes: 

  • Students make decisions informed by ethical models and Franciscan values 
  • Students demonstrate effective business communication utilizing technology 
  • Students demonstrate mastery of professional competencies 
  • Students develop problem-solving skills through experiential learning 
  • Students demonstrate effective skills in the field of business. 
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the various functional areas of business 

Financial Services 

  • Students demonstrate effective skills in the field of financial services. 
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the various functional areas of financial services. 

Banking Concentration 

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of banking and the financial services industry. 

Finance Concentration 

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of finance and the financial services industry. 

Financial Planning Concentration 

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of financial planning and the financial services industry. 

Risk Management Concentration 

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of risk management and the financial services industry. 

Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Financial Services requires 120 credit hours which includes: 

  • 36 credit hours general education courses 
  • 54 credit hours business core 
  • 9 credits hours for major 
  • 12 credit hours for each specific concentration 
  • 9 credit hours for electives 

Admission Requirements 

None beyond USF standards. 

Progression Requirements

All Bachelor of Science in Sports Management majors must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0, are required to earn a grade of “C” or better in all business core courses required by the major. 

Graduation Requirements

None beyond USF standards. 

Program of Studies: 120 credit hours


General Education: 36-37 Credit Hours


Concentration: Select at least one concentration: 12 credit hours


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