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Curriculum

The flexibility in the choice of courses is the key characteristic of the M.S. in Finance Program. Subject to certain broad guidelines, each student’s program of study is developed to further student’s chosen professional objectives and to build on the student’s prior academic background.

The curriculum covers a variety of topics important to the Finance profession including Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Investments, Risk Management, International Finance, and Financial Institutions.  The program commences at the beginning of August and ends at the completion of the Summer semester. Students who have not complete equivalents of MTH 124: Survey of Calculus I  and STT 315: Introductory Probability and Statistics for Business must take appropriate remedial math coursework before the program begins. An example of a set of courses required for the M.S. degree with full 30-credits is as follows:

Fall Semester

Finance 801 – Managerial Finance (3 Credits)

Finance 845/846 – Financial Modeling & Simulation (3 credits)

Finance 853/854 – Debt, Money Instruments & Markets (3 credits)

Finance 860/861 – International Financial Management (3 credits)

 

Spring Semester

Finance 850/851 Introduction to Investment (3 credits)

Finance 852/855 – Financial Derivatives (3 credits)

Finance 862/865 – Corporate Valuation (3 credits)

Finance 877/878 – Bank Management (3 credits)

 

Summer Semester

Finance 414 – Advanced Business Finance (3 Credits)

Finance 890 – International Business Law (3 Credits)

 

 


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