Dec 11, 2018  
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Finance, B.S.B.A.

Program Director

Michael G. Mullen
Office: Stanger Hall 101A
Phone: 508-565-1939

Stonehill College Investment Finance Initiative (SCIFI) Program

The SCIFI academic program is a senior level course of study in investment finance. Applications for the program are accepted from students taking BUS 327 - Investments  either in the fall or spring semester of junior year. Pre-requisite course requirements include: BUS 203 - Financial Accounting  and BUS 320 - Corporate Finance  . Students need not be business majors or business minors to apply. Participation in the program provides an advanced forum for learning with an emphasis of putting classroom knowledge into practice. SCIFI enables students to explore in-depth financial topics such as:

  • Modern Investment Philosophy
  • Economic and Industry Analysis
  • Investment Valuation Tools
  • Portfolio Management Theory and Practice
  • Alternative Investments

SCIFI Senior Year Coursework

Student participants in SCIFI are committing to coursework for two semesters that involve active management of the Student Run Investment Fund for the entire year:

Business Internship Program

Business majors are encouraged to participate in multiple internships. Only junior and senior Business majors with a 2.80 GPA or better may register for BUS 475 - Internship in Business Administration  unless granted permission by the Business Department Chairperson.

Students must work a minimum of 12 hours per week for 14 weeks (168 hours total) to earn 3 credits. Students are also required to submit a professional journal or portfolio and a research paper as part of their internship.

Business majors may apply a maximum of 6 credits of BUS 475 to their major.

Students are encouraged to consult with Debra Salvucci the Department Chair and Internship Coordinator.