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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Finance, BS


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Contact:

Office of Undergraduate Programs, 215 Whitman School of Management, 315-443-2361.

Faculty

Amber Anand, Kivanc Avrenli, Tom Barkley, Markus Broman, Anna Chernobai, Fernando Diz, Erasmo Giambona, Kenneth A. Kavajecz, Roger Koppl, Peter E. Koveos, Sue Long, Ricardo Lopez Aliouchkin, Milena Petrova, James Seward, Ravi Shukla, Raja Velu, A. Joseph Warburton, David Weinbaum, Lai Xu, Pierre Yourougou

The study and understanding of finance is an integral component of decision-making in all areas and levels of management. Finance is a global, dynamic, and exciting discipline. It offers a unique blend of theory and practical applications. To prepare themselves for the study of finance, students should pay special attention to economics, accounting, and quantitative methods. The competitive nature of the field also necessitates a deep commitment and the appropriate work ethic. Since finance is a forward- looking discipline, those wishing to pursue a finance career should be willing to function in a world full of challenges and uncertainty. Whether it entails working on Wall Street or for a multinational company in Shanghai, the profession offers opportunities that can be both intellectually and professionally rewarding.

Offerings include courses in financial management, investments, the security market, international finance, distress investing, portfolio management, financial engineering, and financial institutions.

Student Learning Outcomes


1.Understand a corporation’s financing choices and decisions. 

2.Design optimal portfolios to maximize return while controlling for risk

Major Requirements


In addition to the FIN 256  core requirement, students majoring in finance must take the following courses (credit hours in parentheses):

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