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  Dec 16, 2017
2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

B.S. in Mathematics - Finance Track

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Mathematics Department

There is a significant demand for college graduates with a combination of a finance background and strong quantitative skills. Some of the most successful managers of financial institutions such as mutual funds are among those who have double majors in business administration (finance) and mathematics. The combination of finance and mathematics makes it possible to get employment with insurance companies, mutual funds, stock brokerage houses, etc. and progress toward rewarding professions such as portfolio management, professional money management, securities analysis, actuarial science, and personal financial planning. The completion of this concentration in finance may also enhance the opportunity for mathematics majors to pursue an M.B.A. degree with a concentration in quantitative financial analysis.


Major Requirements - Credits: 58

Required Courses - Credits: 10

Students must have a “C” or better in the following three courses to register for any 300 level or above Mathematics course.

Required Mathematics Seminar Course - Credits: 2

MATH 491 must be completed 2 times.

Mathematics Electives - Credits: 6

Choose two additional Mathematics courses at the 300/400 level. Not MATH 310.

Finance Special Interest Area Required Courses - Credits: 9

Competency in an Approved Computer Programming Language

Competency in an approved computer programming language is required.

Natural Science and Math College-Wide Requirements - Credits: 12

Mathematics students in the College of Health, Environment and Science must complete the following four courses.

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