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The Financial Analysis Concentration
The Financial Analysis Concentration is designed to meet the needs of students who are seeking a career as a financial analyst. The courses selected for this concentration are those electives that best prepare the student for the Level I and Level II Chartered Financial Analyst examinations. The required courses are:
|FIN378||Fixed Income Analysis|
|FIN475 or ACTG343||Financial Modeling or Intermediate Accounting I|
Students with excellent mathematical and analytical skills will likely be most successful in this concentration. While not required, students are encouraged to take the Level I CFA examination immediately after graduation.
The Financial Risk Management Concentration
The Financial Risk Management Concentration is designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in a career in risk management. Risk management involves the identification of risks, the measure of risks, and the management and/or mitigation of risks. This concentration requires the student to complete the most quantitative of our courses:
|FIN451||Risk Management II|
Students interested in pursuing this concentration should have excellent mathematical, statistical, and analytical skills. While not required, students are encouraged to take the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) examinations following graduation.