Investment Science and Portfolio Management Concentration

The Investment Science and Portfolio Management concentration provides theoretical and practical application of security analysis, asset pricing, and dynamic portfolio management for students interested in the investment management field.  Students will have the opportunity to apply theoretical models discussed in class by managing funds in the student managed investment club. Students are encouraged to actively participate in the club early in their academic career.

 

For this concentration, students complete a total of eighteen (18) credit hours including fifteen (15) credit hours in required concentration courses and three (3) credit hours in concentration electives. The completion of specified courses in business finance, banking, and investment science and portfolio management may be applied toward concentration requirements in all three areas.

 

Investment Science and Portfolio Management Concentration Required Courses (15 credit hours):

 

FNBK 3000Financial Reporting and Analysis

3 credits

FNBK 3400Investment Principles and Practices

3 credits

FNBK 3500Financial Markets

3 credits

FNBK 3700International Financial Management

3 credits

FNBK 4610Portfolio Management

3 credits

Investment Science and Portfolio Management Concentration Electives (3 credit hours):

 

FNBK 3650Commercial Bank Management

3 credits

FNBK 4150Intermediate Financial Management

3 credits

FNBK 4500Special Problems in Finance and Banking

3 credits

FNBK 4510Finance and Banking Internship

1 - 3 credits

FNBK 4590/BSAD 8596Risk Management for Business Managers

3 credits

Investment Science and Portfolio Management Concentration Recommended Electives:

ACCT 3020Basic Federal Income Taxation

3 credits

ACCT 3030Intermediate Financial Accounting I

3 credits

ACCT 3040Intermediate Financial Accounting II

3 credits

ACCT 3050Intermediate Managerial Accounting

3 credits

RELU 4400Residential Real Estate Finance

3 credits