Investment Management Specialization

To prepare students for career paths in investment management, the Owen faculty has created a comprehensive Investment Management Career Specialization that consists of a sequence of 10 Finance courses.

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Required Courses

Course Title
Credits
Financial Reporting I
2
Financial Reporting II
2
Investments 2
Corporate Valuation
2
International Financial Markets
2
Equities Markets
2
Bond Markets
2
Derivative Markets
2


Electives—choose two credit hours from the following

NOTE: A student taking two courses in this category is not required to take a secondary elective.

Course Title
Credits
Risk Management
2
Derivative Securities Valuation
2
Active Portfolio Analysis
2

Secondary Electives—choose two credit hours from the following

Course Title
Credits
Corporate Financial Policy
2
Financial Institutions
2
Financial Statement Analysis
2
Mergers and Acquisitions
2