McIntire’s Finance concentration focuses on critical functional and analytical methods of finance and the operation of global finance systems.
You’ll gain a comprehensive and integrated understanding of the operational aspects of business and investment finance, the functions of financial institutions and institutional capital markets, and the basic economic and legal framework of financial organizations. Top employers aggressively recruit from McIntire’s Finance program. You’ll graduate with the sought-after skills necessary for careers in corporate finance, financial counseling, investment management, or banking.
Coursework in finance addresses how finance interacts with other business disciplines. This includes performing core functions of financial planning and control, analyzing investment alternatives, and raising funds. Finance students also study the valuation and application of equity, fixed income, and derivative securities, foreign exchange and commodities markets, and the functions of financial institutions. We emphasize a strong understanding of both the core concepts and analytical methods of finance
Typical coursework includes classes such as:
- Intermediate Accounting I
- Intermediate Corporate Finance
- Intermediate Investments
- Advanced Investments: Asset Management in the Global Economy
- Advanced Corporate Finance: Valuation and Restructuring
- Advanced Corporate Finance: Investment Banking
- Advanced Investments: Derivatives and Fixed Income
- Advanced Investments: Principles of Security Trading
- Advanced Investments: Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management
Course offerings are subject to change each semester.