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
FNBK 3000FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS3
FNBK 3400INVESTMENT PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES3
FNBK 3500FINANCIAL MARKETS3
FNBK 3700INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
FNBK 4610PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT3
Investment Science and Portfolio Management Concentration Electives
Select 3 credit hours from the following:3
COMMERCIAL BANK MANAGEMENT
MGMT OF BUSINESS FINANCE
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN FINANCE AND BANKING
FINANCE AND BANKING INTERNSHIP
RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS MANAGERS
SELLING FINANCIAL SERVICES
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FOR FINANCIAL ANALYSTS
Investment Science and Portfolio Management Concentration Recommended Electives
The following are recommended electives:
BASIC FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION
INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
INTERMEDIATE MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE FINANCE
Total Credits18