Required Curriculum for the Master of Science in Finance

The MSF curriculum provides intense study in finance, with supporting coursework in accounting and economics. It is a 10-month, 36 credit hour curriculum beginning in August with a special mini-mester (MSF Boot Camp) and ending the following May. Twenty-seven credit hours of required courses are completed during the fall and spring semesters. This includes a 6 hour practicum spread over the August Boot Camp and fall semester.  For the remaining 9 credit hours, students are required to take one Business Strategy elective, one Analytics elective, and one Advanced Finance elective.

Required Courses (27 Credit Hours)

ACCT 327Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 328Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 610Financial Reporting
FINC 601Financial Analysis Practicum
FINC 602Corporate Finance
FINC 603Investments
FINC 605Valuation & Financial Modeling
FINC 649Financial Modeling

Recommended Business Strategy Electives 

MKTG 409Principals of Marketing
MKTG 431Marketing Analytics
MGMT 680Business & Corporate Strategy
MGMT 663International Transfer Pricing
MGMT 637Foundations of Entrepreneurship

Recommended Analytics Electives 

ACCT 648Accounting Information Systems
ISYS 315Database Management Systems
ISYS 650Business Intelligence & Data Mining
SCMT 336Decision Support Systems
SCMT 689Predictive Analytics

Sample of Advanced Finance Electives 

FINC 642Analysis of Money & Capital Markets
FINC 645International Finance
FINC 646Technical Analysis
FINC 648Advanced Investments
FINC 462Commercial Banking Mgmt
FINC 475Real Estate Inv Analysis
FINC 489Macro Finance
FINC 489Private Equity
ACCT 407Auditing
ACCT 650Accounting Ethics

Advanced Electives by Application

FINC 668Tanner Fund
FINC 669Titans of Investing