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Today's students need a business degree that will prepare them for employment in a variety of settings and across a variety of sectors. The Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Banking and Real Estate program was created with guidance from some of the state's top leaders in banking, real estate and finance, with an eye on preparing students to make their mark in today's leading business sectors.

A student pursuing this degree will receive professional training in financial principles, practices and promotion; financial and banking analytics; operation and contribution of community and securities markets; investment and risk concepts; banking management; short-term and long-term financing for firms; real estate theory and principles; and expansion, consolidation and merger of enterprises.

Career opportunities abound for work in a finance department or to work as a specialist in the areas of budget, investment, or credit and financial control. Professional opportunities will be found in banks, savings and loan associations, investment firms, brokerage houses, the real estate sector, or financial planning in the public sector, among others.

AACSB accredited

Oklahoma City University is one of only two private universities in Oklahoma to have a business school accredited by AACSB. AACSB-accredited schools have better programs, better faculty, better students with higher overall GPAs, more international students, more employers that recruit from them and graduates that receive better salaries.

Small classes = Enhanced Learning

Meinders has a 11:1 ratio in most classrooms. Small class sizes and highly qualified professors ensure you get the most out of your time in the classroom.

Active Learning Experiences Help Our Students Excel In a Competitive Job Market

Meinders business students have enhanced opportunities from business plan and ethics competitions to internships, study abroad, live investment activities, and events with local business leaders and philanthropists. Our students have access to some of the best active learning experiences in Oklahoma and abroad.

Expanded Opportunities for Study Abroad and Research

Students have outstanding opportunities to travel and study internationally.

Additional Learning Experiences

Exceptional facilities

The business school contains cutting-edge technology in more than 12 teaching rooms, four executive classrooms, large and small conference rooms, four computer labs, a student/faculty lounge to facilitate collaboration and mentoring, breakout rooms for small-group meetings and a 250-seat, theater-styled auditorium.

General education courses require 43 credit hours. The basic general education curriculum is a requirement for all undergraduate degrees at Oklahoma City University.

All students completing majors in the Meinders School of Business BBA degree must complete the following required courses referred to as the Business Core.

Business Core: 59 credit hours

IT 1003Introduction to Information Technology3 credit hours
IT 3133Technology and Operations Management3 credit hours
PHRH 1103Public Speaking3 credit hours
MGMT 1001Freshman Business Connection1 credit hour
MGMT 2001Sophomore Business Connection1 credit hour
MGMT 2023Business Communication and Technical Writing3 credit hours
MGMT 2213Business Law3 credit hours
MGMT 2223Business Ethics and Leadership3 credit hours
MGMT 3123Principles of Management and Organization3 credit hours
MGMT 3213Human Resources Management3 credit hours
ACCT 2113Financial Accounting3 credit hours
ACCT 2213Managerial Accounting3 credit hours
ECON 2013Principles of Macroeconomics3 credit hours
ECON 2113Principles of Microeconomics3 credit hours
ECON 2123Business Statistic3 credit hours
ECON 2423Incremental Analysis and Optimization or3 credit hours
MATH 2004Calculus and Analytical Geometry3 credit hours
ECON 3013International Economic Policies3 credit hours
ECON 3513Applied Statistics for Business3 credit hours
MKTG 3013Marketing Principles3 credit hours
FIN 3023Business Finance3 credit hours
MGMT 4573International Business Strategy3 credit hours

Electives Credit Hours: 0–9

Students majoring in economics with arts and sciences second fields and students majoring in business administration may take business courses to fulfill their elective requirement. B.B.A./M.S.A. students are not required to take IT 3133, Technology and Operations Management.

Bachelor of Business in Finance, Banking and Real Estate (B.B.A.) | Major Requirements Credit Hours: 21

Faculty: James (Aixin) Ma | Chair: Jacob Dearmon

ECON 3113Money and Banking3 credit hours
FIN 3213Investments3 credit hours
FIN 3323Real Estate Principles I3 credit hours
FIN 3523Banking Management3 credit hours
FIN 4223Introduction to Financial Analytics3 credit hours
FIN 4323Real Estate Principles II3 credit hours
FIN 4523Introduction to Banking Analytics3 credit hours
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