Overview

Financial Mathematics is the application of mathematical models to finance, usually to analyze markets and pricing. Financial Mathematics uses techniques from mathematics, statistics, business, finance, and economics. The Bachelor of Science in Financial Mathematics provides a solid foundation in Financial Mathematics, leading either to a career in the financial sector or to further training in advanced Financial Mathematics. Financial Mathematicians are in demand as professionals who develop solutions for complex financial issues and they have excellent career opportunities following graduation as well as excellent co-op work opportunities during their studies.

The Major in Financial Mathematics requires a total of 120 semester hours of credit, as described below:

Credit Hours
The Common Core 23
MATH 2910 - Multivariable and Vector Calculus 4
MATH 2620 - Linear Algebra II 3
MATH 2720 - Mathematical Reasoning 3
STAT 2220 - Introductory Statistics II 3
STAT 3210 - Probability and Mathematical Statistics I 3
STAT 3220 - Probability and Mathematical Statistics II 3
STAT 3240 - Applied Regression Analysis 3

At least one of:

MCS 2020 - Matlab Technology Lab
MCS 2030 - R Technology Lab
OR MCS 2040 - Visual Basic in Excel Technology Lab

1
AMS 2160 - Mathematics of Finance 3
AMS 2400 - Financial Mathematics & Investments 3
AMS 2410 - Financial Economics I 3
AMS 3410 - Financial Economics II 3
AMS 4080 - Financial Mathematics II 3
AMS 4090 - Financial Mathematics III 3
AMS 4780 - Quantitative Risk Management 3
AMS 3910 - Mathematical Modelling 3
AMS 3310 - Advanced Corporate Finance for Actuaries 3
MATH 3010 - Differential Equations 3
MATH 3510 - Real Analysis 3
MATH 4710 - Partial Differential Equations 3
STAT 4330 - Time Series I 3

At least one of:

STAT 4410 - Stochastic Processes
OR MATH - 3920 Numerical Analysis

3
ECON 1010 - Introductory Microeconomics 3
ECON 1020 - Introductory Macroeconomics 3

At least one of:

ECON 2510 - Money and Financial Institutions
OR ECON 4050 - Financial Economics

3
ACCT 1010 - Introduction to Accounting 3
BUS 2310 - Corporate Finance 3

At least one of:

BUS 3330 - Integrated Cases in Corporate Finance
BUS 3660 - Entrepreneurial Finance
BUS 4210 - Personal Finance
BUS 4390 - International Finance
OR BUS 4820 - International Strategy and Finance

3
MCS 3050 - Tutoring in Mathematical and Computational Sciences 1
MCS 4210 - Professional Communication and Practice 3
Additional general electives 10
Total Semester Hours of Credit

120

Program taught in:
English
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Last updated January 18, 2019
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