Summer 1 2024 classes start on May 6, 2024
If you are looking to prepare for management roles in various financial fields, our online B.S. in Finance with a concentration in Financial Analysis can provide you with the essential knowledge needed to become an expert in business, finance, and investing. Graduates will be able to begin careers in securities analysis, financial research, corporate finance, banking, and more.
Learn in a flexible format that is ideal for professionals balancing work and home responsibilities.
LSU Shreveport ranked #4 in the country as Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degree by Best-Universities.net in 2022.
Save time and money with the ability to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.
Receive a dedicated coach from application to graduation.
Our B.S. in Finance with a Concentration in Financial Analysis online program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to all U.S. residents.
Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $301
Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $9,015
Total cost with fees: $36,061*
Transfer credits may apply for up to 75% of degree requirements. LSUS requires at least 50% of transfer work be from four-year institutions. Your academic advisor will work with you to determine if and how any prior college credits earned will apply toward your degree.
*For further information about the approval for transfer credits and other requirements, please visit this site.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
For your B.S. in Finance with a Concentration in Financial Analysis online degree, you will complete 30 credit hours of business core course work, 9 credit hours of Financial Analysis core course work, 6 credit hours of economics or finance electives, and 75 additional business, general education, and other approved elective credit hours.*
Your personal credit requirements could be less depending on transferable credits and credit earned from prior learning assessments.
Students must take the following courses (30 credit hours).
|ACCT 205: Introductory Financial Accounting
|ACCT 206: Introductory Managerial Accounting
|BLAW 280: Legal Environment of Business
|FIN 301: Managerial Finance
|ISDS 265: Business Statistics
|ISDS 350: Information Systems
|ISDS 383: Decision Sciences and Operations Management
|MADM 301: Principles of Management
|MADM 480: Administrative Policy
|MKT 301: Principles of Marketing
|Total Required Credit Hours
Students must take the following courses (9 credit hours).
|FIN 400: Investment
|FIN 410: Advanced Business Finance
|FIN 440: International Finance
|Total Required Credit Hours
Students who have chosen the Financial Analysis Concentration must take two 300- or 400-level finance or economics electives. 6 credit hours of economics or finance electives
In addition to the program's outlined courses, you must satisfy the following course requirements:
*Based on 120 credit hours needed for graduation.
The admission process is the first step toward earning your degree and achieving your personal goals. We’ve streamlined the process to help you get started quickly and easily. LSUS offers multiple options to qualify for admission to undergraduate programs. Please find the option below that matches your admission type.
Age 25 and Older
Note: If the math ACT/SAT sub-score is met and the English sub-score is within three points of the needed sub-score and all of the above requirements are met, a student could be admissible to LSUS. Additionally, if the English sub-score is met and the Math sub-score is within three points of the required sub-score the student could be admissible.
Note: Applicants are required to submit all transcripts to the LSUS Admissions Office for an admissions decision. The LSUS Registrar's Office will review all transcripts and determine the LSUS Equivalency. The LSUS Academic Department determines which credits apply to the degree.
Official transcripts, official test scores, and other materials that come from third-party sources should be mailed to:
Admissions and Records Office
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115
Transcripts may also be submitted via secure means—e.g., eSCRIP-SAFE—to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of Business at Louisiana State University Shreveport is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Less than 5 percent of all business schools worldwide meet AACSB International's demanding standards.
The online B.S. in Finance with a Concentration in Financial Analysis program gives students a foundation of business skills that highlights critical thinking for leadership and planning. Course work connects theory with practice so graduates apply what they learn in real-world scenarios.
In this online bachelor’s program, students will:
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