The following foundation courses (or their equivalents) are considered prerequisite courses for the Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis program:
A student that has completed an undergraduate degree in finance or a related field will generally have satisfied most or all of the prerequisite course requirements.
Required courses (12 - 18 hrs)
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|FIN 7801||Advanced Financial Management||3 hrs|
|FIN 785||Investment Management||3 hrs|
|FIN 787||Seminar in Derivatives||3 hrs|
|FIN 6822||International Financial Management||0-3 hrs|
|FIN 6863||International Financial Statement Analysis||0-3 hrs|
|FIN 6994||Directed Study for CFA Level I Exam||3 hrs|
2 Can be waived if the student achieved a grade of B- or higher in FIN 582.
4 If the student has already taken FIN 599, then they must substitute FIN 796 in place of FIN 699. FIN 796 must include completion of an independent study project in consultation with the Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis Program Director.
a 3.0 GPA or higher is required in the student's 12-18 hour certificate plan of study. No course with a grade of C- or below can be used for the program.