Master of Science in Finance

Curriculum Requirements

The Master of Science in Finance program prepares students for successful careers in corporate finance, international finance and investments, and other financial sectors.

EXAMPLE INVESTMENT & PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT CLUSTER

Code

Title

Credit Hours

Summer Semester

BUS 640

Quantitative and Analytical Fundamentals for Finance

4

Fall Semester - Term 1

BUS 610

Critical Thinking and Persuasion for Business

2

FIN 650

Financial Investment

2

FIN 670

Corporate Finance

2

FIN 643

Quantitative Finance and Market Microstructure

2

Fall Semester - Term 2

ACC 672

Advanced Financial Analysis

2

BUS 660

International Finance

2

FIN 683

Financial Modeling
2

FIN 685

Mathematics of Financial Derivatives

2

Spring Semester - Term 1

FIN 651

Advanced Topics in Investments 2

FIN 668

Wealth Management and Financial Planning
2

FIN 686

Financial Decision Making

2

FIN695 / FIN696

Finance Internship / Capstone Project (full semester, 2 credits)

1

Spring Semester - Term 2

FIN 653

Alternative Investments

2

FIN 652

Fixed Income Securities

2

FIN 681

Financial Institutions

2

FIN695 / FIN696

Finance Internship / Capstone Project (full semester, 2 credits)

1

Total Credit Hours

34

EXAMPLE CORPORATE FINANCE CLUSTER

Code

Title

Credit Hours

Summer Semester

BUS 640

Quantitative and Analytical Fundamentals for Finance

4

Fall Semester - Term 1

BUS 610

Critical Thinking and Persuasion for Business

2

BUS 650

Financial Investment

2

BUS 670

Corporate Finance

2

FIN 643

Quantitative Finance and Market Microstructure

2

Fall Semester - Term 2

ACC 672

Advanced Financial Analysis

2

FIN 660

International Finance

2

FIN 683

Financial Modeling

2

FIN 685

Mathematics of Financial Derivatives

2

Spring Semester - Term 1

FIN 674

Financial Analysis of Mergers and Acquisitions

2

FIN 679

Private Equity and Venture Capital

2

FIN 686

Financial Decision Making

2

FIN695 / FIN696

Finance Internship / Capstone Project (full semester, 2 credits)

1

Spring Semester - Term 2

FIN 652

Fixed Income Securities

2

FIN 671

Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance

2

FIN 681

Financial Institutions

2

FIN695 / FIN696

Finance Internship / Capstone Project (full semester, 2 credits)

1

Total Credit Hours

34

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