ABOUT THE COURSE

The Finance Department’s four-year course aims to prepare the students through a strong foundation on theory, principles and concepts, as well as analytical tools and perspectives that will provide a sound and competitive basis for financial decision making. The course will equip the students with skills in investment portfolio management, banking and other financial services. Graduates can have careers in financial department of general businesses, investment banking firms, broker-dealer firms, management consulting firms, various departments of commercial banks and other financial institutions, central banks and international banking institutions. The Department aims:

(1) to develop among the students analytical and creative abilities with a broad perspective to think across disciplines, geographical and political boundaries, and with a master of today’s technology;

(2) to prepare students to be professionals who will engage in financial economics study to provide information for decision makers and investors;

(3) to train and develop students to successfully pass the Chartered Financial Analyst Exam;

(4) to enable students to gain a broad perspective, quickness in identifying opportunities, incisiveness in analyzing problems, alertness in responding to situations, and a propensity for reflecting on their experiences to arrive at concrete and viable solutions to problems; and

(5) to enable students to have a deep understanding of the high professional ethical standards for finance managers.

Bachelor of Science in Finance

Program of Study

Approved Effective School Year 2018-2019

First Year - First Semester
  • GE 1210 – Readings in Philippine History | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • GE 1211 – The Contemporary World | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • GE 1213 – Life and Works of Rizal | 3 units |Pre-requisites, None
  • GE 1212 – Science, Technology and Society | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • ASF 1101 – Arrupe Social Formation 1 | 2 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 1130 – Basic Microeconomics | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 1131 – Business Analysis Tools |3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • ASF 1102 – National Service Training Program Civic Welfare Training Service 1 | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • PE 1114 – PATH-FIT I | 2 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • Theo 1000 – Theology | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • ASF 1000 – Arrupe Social Formation 0 | 2 units | Pre-requisites, None

TOTAL UNITS = 25/28

First Year - Second Semester
  • GE 1105 – Understanding the Self | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • GE 1106 – Purposive Communication | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • GE 1107 – Art Appreciation | 3 units |Pre-requisites, None
  • GE 1108 – Mathematics in the Modern World | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • GE 1109 – Ethics | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • ACC 1261 – Accounting for Corporation | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • ASF  1203 – National Service Training Program Civic Welfare Training Service 2 |3 units | Pre-requisites, ASF 1102
  • PE 1215 – PATH-FIT II | 2 units | Pre-requisites, PE 1114
  • Philo 1000 – Philosophy | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • ASF 1101 – Arrupe Social Formation 1 | 2 units | Pre-requisites, ASF 1000

TOTAL UNITS = 23/28

First Year - Summer
  • GE 3118 – Elective 1 |3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • GE 3219 – Elective 2 | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 1250  – Macroeconomics | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None

TOTAL UNITS = 9

Second Year - First Semester
  • ACC 2162 – Financial Analysis and Reporting | 3 units | Pre-requisites, ACC 1261
  • FIN 2132 – Banking and Financial Institutions | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 2133 – Financial Management | 3 units |Pre-requisites, None
  • HRM 2232 – Human Resource Management | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 2134 – Monetary Policy and Central Banking | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 2135 – Applied Management Science | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 1131
  • PE 2116 – PATH-FIT III | 2 units | Pre-requisites, PE 1114

TOTAL UNITS = 20

Second Year - Second Semester
  • FIN-ELEC 2247 – Behavioral Finance | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN-ELEC 3251 – Personal Finance  | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 2133
  • BL 2151 – Business Law | 3 units |Pre-requisites, None
  • MGT 2255 – Good Governance and Social Responsibility | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN-ELEC 2248 – Finance in Asia | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • PE 2217 – PATH-FIT IV | 2 units | Pre-requisites, PE 1114
  • GE 4120 – Elective 3 | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None

TOTAL UNITS = 20

Third Year - First Semester
  • FIN 3137 – Corporate Finance | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 2132
  • FIN 3138 – Credit and Collection | 3 units |Pre-requisites, FIN 2133
  • FIN-ELEC 3149 – Mutual Fund | 3 units |Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 3139 – Special Topics in Financial Management | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 3140 – Capital Markets | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 2133
  • BMTAX 2141 – Income and Business Taxation | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 2236 – Investment Analysis | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 2132

TOTAL UNITS = 21

Third Year - Second Semester
  • FIN 3241 – Research in Finance | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 2132
  • FIN 3242 – Portfolio Management | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 2236
  • MGT 3156 – Operations Management and TQM | 3 units |Pre-requisites, FIN 2135
  • MGT 4260 – Business Communication | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 411 – Public Finance | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 1130, FIN 1250, BM TAX 2141
  • FL 3170 – Foreign Language 1 | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None

TOTAL UNITS = 18

Fourth Year - First Semester
  • FIN 4143 – Thesis Writing | 3 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 3241
  • MGT 4259 – Strategic Management | 3 units | Pre-requisites, MGT 3156
  • FIN 4144 – Introduction to Internship | 3 units |Pre-requisites, None
  • FIN 4145 – International Business and Trade | 3 units | Pre-requisites, None

TOTAL UNITS = 12

Fourth Year - Second Semester
  • FIN 4246 – Internship | 6 units | Pre-requisites, FIN 4144
  • ASF 4204 – Seniors’ Integration Program | 2 units | Pre-requisites, None

TOTAL UNITS = 8

Career Opportunities

 

 

Banking

 

Financial Analyst

 

Global Stock Market

 

Company CFO

 

Contact Information

Dela Costa Hall, 6th Floor, Community Center of the First Companions
Ateneo de Davao University
E. Jacinto Street, 8016, Davao City, Philippines

Contact No.

+63 82 221.2411 local 8310

Email

sbgfinance@addu.edu.ph