Mathematical Finance Courses

Required Courses for the Major

MATH 1801


A study of the calculus of functions of a single variable. Topics may include techniques and application of differentiation, basic techniques of integration, applications of integration, elementary numerical integration, improper integrals and I'Hopital's Rule.
(4 Hours)
MATH 1802

Intermediate Calculus

A continuation of the study of the calculus of functions of a single variable. Topics may include more advanced techniques of integration, infinite sequences and series, power series (including Taylor and Maclaurin series), parametric equations and polar coordinates. Prerequisite: MATH 1801.
(4 Hours)
MATH 1400

Introduction to Programming

Same as CIS 1400. A study of basic skills for computer programming. Students will utilize the programming process to design and create original artifacts using basic programming elements. An introduction to data, objects, and issues of privacy and ethics is included.
(3 Hours)
MATH 2801

Multivariable Calculus

A study of the calculus of functions of two or more more variables and of vector-valued functions. Topics may include techniques and applications of differentiation, techniques and applications of iterated integrals, line integrals and surface integrals, Green's Theorem, Stoke's Theorem and the Divergence Theorem. Prerequisite: MATH 1802.
(3 Hours)
MATH 3501

Linear Algebra

A study of the theory and applications of vector spaces, linear transformations, and matrices. Prerequisite: MATH 1701 or MATH 1801.
(3 Hours)
MATH 3521

Mathematical Statistics

A study of the theory and applications of probability and statistics, including discrete and continuous probability models, and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite: MATH 1802.
(3 Hours)
MATH 3531

Differential Equations

A study of the methods of solution of ordinary differential equations, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, non-homogenous equations, inverse differential operators and transforms. Prerequisite: MATH 1802.
(3 Hours)
MATH 4400

Capstone Experience

Same as CIS 4400. A capstone experience for advanced mathematics, mathematical finance or computer science majors to integrate content learned in courses spanning the major, including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of learned knowledge, in a project having a professional focus and effective communication of the results of the study. Course requirements also include a satisfactory score on a major field achievement test. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Mathematics, Mathematical Finance or Computer Science Major.
(3 Hours)
ECON 1901

Principles of Economics I

A study in the foundations of economic analysis, national income accounting, economic growth, and the public sector, with emphasis on macroeconomics
(3 Hours)
ECON 1902

Principles of Microeconomics

A study of markets, the price systems and allocation of resources, distribution of income, international economy, and perspectives on economic change, with emphasis on microeconomics.
(3 Hours)
ECON 2901

Money & Banking

A survey of the monetary and banking systems of the United States, to include problems of money and prices, organization and functioning of commercial banking and the Federal Reserve System, monetary standards, monetary policy, and credit control. Prerequisites: ECON 1901 and 1902.
(3 Hours)
FIN 2535

Managerial Finance

A study of financial management for business firms to include financing and investing decisions. Prerequisite: ACC 1901.
(3 Hours)
FIN 3402

Capital Markets

A comprehensive study of financial markets and institutions including the organization and structure of markets, government and corporate securities, and derivative securities. Prerequisite: FIN 2535.
(3 Hours)
ACC 1901

Principles of Accounting I

A study of the accounting principles with emphasis on the use and analysis of financial information for decision-making purposes.
(3 Hours)