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THE QUANTITATIVE FINANCE TRACK: REQUIREMENTS

Below is a list of the minimum coursework required to obtain the Quantitative Finance Certificate. Please note that students must pass Calculus I, II, and III with a "B" grade or better in order to be admitted into the program. Students are encouraged to go beyond the minimum requirements, and most students do.

Required Mathematics Courses
Course Number Title Credit Hours
MATH 1300/ APPM 1350 Calculus 1 5/4
MATH 2300/ APPM 1360 Calculus 2 5/4
MATH 2400/ APPM 2350 Calculus 3 4
MATH 3130/ APPM 3310 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 4510/ APPM 3570 Probability 3
MATH 4520/ APPM 4520 Statistics 3

Required Economics Courses
Course Number Title Credit Hours
ECON 2010 Intro Micro 4
ECoN 2020 Intro Macro 4
ECON 3070 Intermediate Micro 3
ECON 4818 Econometrics 3

Required Finance/Accounting Courses
Course Number Title Credit Hours
BCOR 2000 Intro to Accounting 4
BCOR 2200 Intro Finance 3
FNCE 3010 Corporate Finance 3
FNCE 4030 Investments & Portfolio Mgmt. 3
FNCE 4040 Derivative Securities 3
FNCE 4820 Mathematical Finance 3
ACCT 3220 Corporate Reporting 1 3
One Programming Course

Additional Recommended Courses
Course Number Title Credit Hours
ACCT 3230 Corporate Accounting II  
FNCE 4830 Seminar in Investment Banking  
FNCE 4820 Seminar in Investment Management  
FNCE 4050 Capital Investment Analysis  
APPM 4540 Introduction to Time Series  
APPM 4560 Markov Processes  
APPM 2750 Java: Training & Mathematical Algorithms  
APPM 2360 Introduction to Differential Equations  
CSCI 1300 Computer Science 1: Programming