The finance curriculum can be divided into two subfields - corporate finance and investments/capital markets. This finance chart lists the advanced electives by the subfield to which they belong and the associated prerequisites. Note that the material in several courses overlaps both subfields.
Concentrate in Finance
If you are not concentrating in Finance, but would like to be have some exposure to corporate finance and investment/capital markets, Foundations of Finance (FINC-UB 2) followed by Corporate Finance (FINC-UB 7) provides an excellent overview of these two areas in finance.
For course descriptions, prerequisites and course scheduling options, please review the Course Index.
Finance Program Requirements (12 units)
|To complete the finance area of study, students must complete the following courses in addition to Foundations of Finance (FINC-UB 2):|
|Corporate Finance||FINC-UB 7|
|3 Advanced Finance Electives||Please see the list of advanced finance courses.|
Advanced Finance Courses
|Advanced Corporate Finance||FINC-UB 8|
|Alternative Investments I: Principles and Strategies||FINC-UB 15|
|Risk Management in Financial Institutions||FINC-UB 22|
|Emerging Markets Finance||FINC-UB 23|
|Debt Instruments||FINC-UB 26|
|Behavioral Finance||FINC-UB 29|
|International Financial Management||FINC-UB 30|
|Real Estate Investment Strategies||FINC-UB 35|
|Real Estate Capital Markets||FINC-UB 38|
|Real Estate Primary Markets||FINC-UB 39|
|Equity Valuation||FINC-UB 41|
|Futures and Options||FINC-UB 43|
|Portfolio Management||FINC-UB 44|
|The Financial Service Industry||FINC-UB 45|
|Advanced Futures and Options||FINC-UB 47|
|Principles of Security Trading||FINC-UB 49|
|Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructuring||FINC-UB 50|
|Entrepreneurial Finance||FINC-UB 61|
|Hedge Fund Strategies||FINC-UB 66|
|Financial Analysis in EMT||FINC-UB 68|
|Risk and Insurance||FINC-UB 81|
|Financial Modeling and Analysis||ACCT-UB 23|
|Financial Statement Modeling||ACCT-GB 6300|
|Global Macroeconomic Issues||ECON-UB 230|
|Macroeconomic Foundations for Asset Prices||ECON-UB 233|
|The Financial System||MULT-UB 27|
|Risk & Portfolio Management with Ecometrics||MATH-GA 2751|
|Derivative Securities||MATH-GA 2791|
|Continuous Time Finance||MATH-GA 2792|
Courses in other Stern concentration areas can only be counted toward one concentration - they cannot be double counted.
Note: Requests to take graduate-level courses must be processed through the Stern Undergraduate Advising Office. Please consult an academic adviser for further information.