Program at a Glance

Curriculum

33 credit hours to graduate, among which 21 are required and 12 are electives. Students can choose investment track, corporate track, or quantitative finance track. There is no thesis requirement.

Duration of Study

There are three options. Option 1 - graduate in one year (Fall, Spring, Summer); Option 2 - graduate in 21 months (Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall, Spring); and Option 3 - 5-year BPM program (BS and MF degrees in 5 years).

Sample Schedule: Option 1 - graduate in 12 months

Fall
Type
Spring
Type
Summer
Type

Investments

R

Portfolio Management

R

CFA Preparatory

E

Financial Statement Analysis

R

Advanced Corporate Finance

R

Fixed Income Trading

E

Financial Modeling

R

Derivatives

E

Securities Analysis

E

Econometrics

R

Fixed Income Securities

E

International Finance

E

Mergers & Acquisitions

E

Financial Math I

E

Financial Math II

E

Investment Seminar

E

Investment Seminar

E

Must takes 12 hours

Example plan of study courses are in bold

Must take 12 hours

Must take 9 hours

SAMPLE SCHEDULE: OPTION 2 - GRADUATE IN 21 MONTHS

Fall
Type
Spring
Type
Summer
Type

Investments

R

Portfolio Management

R

CFA Preparatory

E

Financial Statement Analysis

R

Advanced Corporate Finance

R

Fixed Income Trading

E

Financial Modeling

R

Derivatives

E

Securities Analysis

E

Econometrics

R

Fixed Income Securities

E

International Finance

E

Mergers & Acquisitions

E

Financial Math I

E

Financial Math II

E

Investment Seminar

E

Investment Seminar

E

Must takes 6 hours

Must take 9 hours

Must take 6 hours

Fall
Type
Spring
Type
Investments R Portfolio Management R
Financial Statement Analysis R Advanced Corporate Finance R

Financial Modeling

R

Derivatives

E

Econometrics

R

Fixed Income Securities E
International Finance E Mergers & Acquisitions E
Financial Math I E Financial Math II E
Investment Seminar E

CFA Preparatory

R

Must takes 6 hours

Example plan of study courses are in bold

Must take 6 hours

SAMPLE SCHEDULE: OPTION 3 - BPM Program (for UD students only)

4th Year Spring
Type
5th Year Fall
Type
5th Year Spring
Type

Portfolio Management (FIN 630)

R

Financial Statement Analysis

R

CFA Preparatory

R

Advanced Corporate Finance

R

Financial Modeling

R

Advanced Corporate Finance

R

Derivatives (FIN 627)

E

Econometrics

R

Derivatives

Fixed Income Securities

E

International Finance

E

Fixed Income Securities

E

Mergers & Acquisitions

E

Financial Math I

E

Mergers & Acquisitions

E

Investment Seminar

E

Investment Seminar

E

Financial Math II

E

General Electives (6 credits)

E

Investment Seminar

E

Must takes 6 graduate credits

Example plan of study courses are in bold

Must take 12 graduate credits Must take 12 graduate credits

Contact Us

Department of Economics & Finance

Miriam Hall 510 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2251

937-229-2416