BADM 2020 - Fundamentals of Quantitative Analysis
Focuses on the application of calculus and statistics in financial analysis with emphasis on theory and problem solving in excel. Calculus topics covered in the class will include: series, limits and continuity, calculating derivatives, graphing and optimization. Descriptive statistics will be reviewed in the context of financial data. Applications to finance will include portfolio optimization, calculation and graphing of historical stock returns, along with calculation of bond prices, returns, and duration.
BUSM 2021 - Principles of Finance
Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
Focuses on the role of finance in small and large businesses. Topics covered include financial statement analysis, time value or money, bonds and stocks (both their markets and their valuation), capital budgeting analysis, and investor expectations regarding risk and return. Degree credit not granted for this course and BUSM 2002.
FNCE 2010 - Fundamentals of Financial Analysis
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
Prepares students for financial analysis. Covers mathematical and statistical topics required for such analysis, including derivatives, optimization, integration, probability, inference and regression. Students will become proficient in using the tools and applying them to various financial contexts using analytics Excel, and R.
FNCE 3030 - Investment and Portfolio Management
Develops modern portfolio theory and applies it to pricing both individual assets and portfolios of assets. Topics include Markowitz portfolio selection model, capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory, bonds, portfolio performance measurement, and issues of market efficiency. Formerly FNCE 4030.