Financial Mathematics Concentration, Mathematical Sciences (BA)

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Financial mathematics concentration includes the set of courses that constitute the Finance Minor from the Driehaus College of Business. It includes courses that are relevant to contemporary financial mathematical modeling, along with courses in finance and their prerequisites.

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
MAT 304DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS4
or MAT 385 NUMERICAL ANALYSIS I
MAT 351PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I4
MAT 352PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS II4
MAT 353PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS III4
MAT 355STOCHASTIC PROCESSES4
MAT 368MATHEMATICS FOR FINANCE4

Finance Minor Requirements Embedded in the Financial Mathematics Concentration

Course Title Quarter Hours
ACC 101INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I4
ACC 102INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING II4
ECO 105PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS4
ECO 106PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS4
FIN 202QUANTITATIVE REASONING2
FIN 310INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE4
FIN 311CORPORATE FINANCE4
FIN 320MONEY AND BANKING4
FIN 330INVESTMENTS: THEORY & PRACTICE4
Select two electives from the following:6-8
INVESTMENT BANKING
COMMERCIAL BANKING
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ANALYSIS
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
IPOs & VENTURE CAPITAL
ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT
DERIVATIVES: PRICING & APPLICATIONS
CASES IN FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING
FINANCE INTERNSHIP
INVESTMENT SEMINAR
SPECIAL TOPICS
INDEPENDENT STUDY
REAL ESTATE ANALYSIS

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Additional Recommended Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
STATISTICAL METHODS USING SAS
ADVANCED LINEAR ALGEBRA
APPLIED TIME SERIES AND FORECASTING
APPLIED REGRESSION ANALYSIS