The curriculum consists of 36 credit hours (12 hours of foundation courses, 12 hours of required advanced courses and 12 hours of elective advanced courses)
|Financial Statement Analysis I (ACCT 6331)||Introduction to transaction analysis, recording, preparation, and understanding of basic financial statements.|
|Statistical Methods for Business (STAT 6360)||A survey of statistical methods for obtaining useful information from data. Data description; probability used in statistical inference; statistical inference in one-, two-, and multi sample situations, including analysis of count data.|
|Managerial Analysis (FINA 6387)||
An examination of analytical concepts and methods that have application to business problems.
|Managerial Finance (FINA 6335)||
Principles and methods of asset management, and financial planning and control of the attainment of both short- and long-range objectives.
|Required Advanced Courses|
|Investments (FINA7320)||Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: graduate standing and FINA 6335. Risk, return and the institutional structure of stock and bond markets. The theory of portfolio analysis and performance evaluation. Methods employed in managing portfolio choices and asset allocation.|
|Advanced Corporate Finance (FINA7330)||Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: graduate standing and FINA 6335. In-depth analysis of value maximization, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial structure and dividend policy, working capital management, and financial forecasting.|
|Financial Securities and Innovation (FINA7354)||Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: graduate standing and FINA 6335. Develop frameworks for analyzing new types of securities. Focus on the benefits and risks of financial innovations and examine the most widely used approaches for their pricing.|
|FINA7350: Investment Strategies in Options and Other Derivatives (FINA7350)||Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: graduate standing and FINA 6335. Economic properties of option pricing and the Black and Scholes pricing formula. The design of hedging strategies, arbitrage, and exotic securities.|
The remaining 12 hours are fulfilled with advanced finance electives that the student chooses.