FIN 587 TOPICS IN FINANCE
In-depth examination of rapidly and significantly changing disciplinary issues, topics, or practices; offered occasionally.
FIN 588 TOPICS COURSE
FIN 619 RISK MANAGEMENT
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Prepares students to take the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) exam. Risk management: measurement of risk for financial securities, portfolios, managers, and firms; various measurements of risk as mandated by the International Basel Accord on Bank Capital Requirement and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
FIN 622 CAPITAL MARKETS
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Fundamental characteristics of capital market securities: bonds, swaps, futures, options, and their combinations. Emphasizes the understanding, creation, and combination of basic securities to create new securities (circus swaps, primes, scores), new products (portfolio insurance), and new strategies (money spreads, hedges).
FIN 630 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Applied analysis of international financial institutions, capital markets, exchange rate determination, and techniques for managing foreign exchange rate risk. Evaluate exchange rate risk management from both the institutional investor and the multinational corporate management perspectives.
FIN 645 ESTATE PLANNING AND TAXATION
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Techniques and tax attributes of lifetime financial planning for the use, conservation, and efficient transfer of individual wealth; traditional planning techniques and major advanced methods, including various living trusts, irrevocable trusts, charitable remainder trusts, and family limited partnership.
FIN 688 INTERNSHIP
Applied institutional or corporate experience in finance. Offered after student's prior consultation with graduate faculty.