Concentration in Finance

The faculty at the Graziadio School of Business and Management is committed to delivering cutting-edge courses to prepare students for careers in finance. These classes will prepare students for careers in portfolio management, corporate finance, investment banking, financial institutions management, and financial risk management.

Students must choose 12 units from the finance electives below. No more than 4 units of accounting (marked by an asterisk) will count towards the finance concentration. The required accounting elective must first be satisfied before accounting courses will count towards the finance concentration.

Course No.Course TitleUnits
FINC 620 Strategic Issues in Finance 2
FINC 621 Capital Markets 2
FINC 622 Management of Financial Institutions 2
FINC 623 Business Valuation 2
FINC 624 Mergers & Acquisitions 2
FINC 625 Modern Portfolio Theory 2
FINC 626 Equity & Bond Investments 2
FINC 627 International Finance 2
FINC 628 Foreign Exchange & Markets 2
FINC 663 Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures 2
FINC 664 Business Analysis Using Financial Statements 2
FINC 633 Working Capital Management 2
FINC 634 The Management of Financial Risk 2
ACCT 603* Accounting for Multinational Enterprises 2
FINC 637 Education Investment Fund 2
FINC 635 Real Estate Investing and Finance 2
FINC 639 Debt Securities 2
FINC 638 Financial Modeling 2
ACCT 601* Advance Financial Accounting 2
ACCT 605* E2B Accounting 2
DESC 621 Valuation of Real Options 2
ACCT 631* Accounting for Taxes 2
FINC 630 Private Capital Markets 2
FINC 631 Tax Implication for Financial Decisions 2
ACCT 635* Auditing 2
ACCT 636* Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting 2
FINC 667 Global Capital Markets and Institutions 4
FINC 668 Valuation and Corporate Combinations 4
FINC 669 Investments and Portfolio Management 4

*ACCT 603 may be used as a finance elective only if the student has completed ACCT 612 Advanced Cost Accounting