Finance Elective Course Options

Course Name Units Semester Description
FIN 401- Financial Analysis with Bloomberg Certification 1

Fall
Spring
Summer

An in-depth overview of acquiring, manipulating, and analyzing financial information, specifically for finance majors. 
FIN 413 - Financial Modeling 3

Fall
Spring

The primary objective of this course is to develop the ability to use finance concepts to solve practical finance problems through the use of Excel spreadsheet models.
FIN 414 - International Finance 3

Fall
Spring

International financial markets and the financial management of the multinational firm.   
FIN 422 - Risk Management and Derivatives 3

Fall
Spring

Examines how corporate financial managers and investors manage risk using derivative securities, such as options, swaps, futures, and forward contracts. Emphasis is on managing financial risk.  
FIN 423A - Applied Investment Management 3 Fall To apply classroom learning to an active management of a student managed portfolio.   
FIN 423B - Applied Investment Management 3 Spring To apply classroom learning to an active management of a student managed portfolio.  
FIN 431 - Financial Intermediaries 3

Fall
Spring

Financial markets and institutions; effects of economic conditions and government policy on financial institutions, the flow of funds, and interest rates; term structure of interest rates; financial institution management.   
FIN 460 - Real Estate Finance and Investment 3

Fall
Spring

Investment analysis of real estate. Sources and costs of financing. Secondary markets and government programs.   
FIN 493 - Intership  1

Fall
Spring
Summer

Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment. 1 credit only.
FIN 498H - Honors Thesis 6

Fall
Spring

An honors thesis course for finance majors, held in conjunction with FIN423A and FIN423B.