THE QUANTITATIVE FINANCE TRACK: CURRICULUM
Rigorous RequirementsQuantitative Finance requirements constitute a very high level of academic rigor. Both initial and on-going academic performance requirements are greater than for any major area of study.
At a minimum, successful candidates are required to complete
- 22 credit hours of mathematical/statistical coursework
- 21 hours of finance/accounting coursework
- 14 hours of economics coursework
- 3 hours of computer programming coursework
Most successful candidates will complete mathematics/statistics and accounting coursework in excess of the minimum required. The program is designed for students with strong academic credentials and a genuine interest in analytical work.
The mathematics/statistics requirement can be met either by achieving a GPA of 2.70 in the three calculus courses or by achieving a GPA of 3.0 in the five mathematics/statistics courses.
Candidates must achieve a GPA of 3.0 for all courses applied to the certificate.