MAJOR – Finance


Schreiner University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a major in Finance. Finance graduates work in public, private, government, and not-for-profit organizations. The Department of Finance seeks to provide students with the knowledge required to succeed in quantitative careers in finance or business analytics and technology. The department offers courses in corporate finance, personal finance, financial institutions and markets, managerial finance, international finance and the economics of microfinance, financial managing for value creation, investment management, risk management and insurance, directed study in finance, internships in finance, and other related areas.

The program includes 39 hours in related advanced major field courses.
A Major in Finance consists of the following upper level courses:

  • BSAD 3310
  • BSAD 4321
  • BSAD 4331
  • BSAD 4342
  • BSAD 4351
  • FIN 3362
  • FIN 3363
  • FIN 3364
  • FIN 3365
  • FIN 4361
  • FIN 4362
  • FIN 4364
  • FIN 4366
  • FIN 4398

A Minor in Finance consists of:

  • BSAD 1301
  • BSAD 2331
  • FIN 2342
  • FIN 3363
  • FIN 3364
  • 6 hours from FIN 3362, 3365, 4361, 4362 or 4366.

Specialty Minor

Youth Educational Opportunities

Program Coordinator

Charles Salter, PhD
Professor of Business

Classes Taught
BSAD 1301: Introduction to Business
BSAD 3360: Principles of Finance
BSAD 3362: Financial Institutions and Markets
BSAD 4351: Quantitative Methods in Business
BSAD 4361: Investment Management


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Our Lady of the Lake University
    Organizational Leadership
  • Masters of Business Administration, University of Houston
    Concentration: Management
  • Concentration: Finance
    Western International University
  • Bachelor of Journalism, University of Georgia
    Concentration: Advertising/Marketing

Awards and Associations

  • Texas Million Dollar Round Table
  • President’s Award AAL
  • Rookie of the Year Capital Management Assn.
  • Valedictorian Baker International Drill School
  • Midwest Political Science Assn.
  • International Leadership Assn
Professional Licenses
  • Series 6, 63, & 65 (Registered Investment Advisor)
  • Insurance Licenses:  Life, Medical, Property & Casualty, Texas Real Estate Broker, Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment

Dr. Salter has worked for three Fortune 500 companies in upper management and has owned three entrepreneurial endeavors over the course of 30 years in business. Writing, research, and speaking engagements keep him abreast of the field of management and leadership. His pastimes are golfing with his sons and son-in-law and working on the small ranch he and his wife bought a couple of years ago.

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