School of Business:: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Bachelor of Finance / Program Overview

Ø Background to the program and subject area:
Finance students at the undergraduate level are required to successfully complete 132 credit hours to earn their bachelor degree in Finance. In addition to Principles of Managerial Finance, students are required to take a variety of courses in the field including Financial Analysis, Investment Management, Portfolio Management, Banking Management, Advanced Banking Management, Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Research Methods in Finance, Contemporary Issues in Finance, Islamic Banking, Derivatives, and others.
Ø Vision statements of the program:
Vision: The Finance Department seeks to offer education that broadens students' horizons and prepares them to become accomplished citizens and professionals capable of critical thinking and independent analysis.
Ø Mission statements of the program:
Mission: The primary mission of the Finance Department is to provide high quality preparation for professional careers in banking and finance. The program is devoted to providing basic finance knowledge and skills, along with general education, needed to serve the Department's main mission.
Ø Program Aims:
1. To enable students to understand the basic concepts of finance.
2. To enable students apply the tools and techniques in an objective manner.
3. To participate effectively in discussion and professional meetings.
4. To encourage students to play leading roles in the professions they choose to pursue.