Security markets, security analysis, and portfolio management.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFIN 201; or BUS M 201; Finance major status.
 ProgramsContaining FIN 410
Course Outcomes

Equity and Debt Securities

Learn about equity and debt securities and the markets in which they trade.

Measuring Risk and Returns

Be able to use quantitative approaches to measure risk and returns in a portfolio setting.

Portfolio Creation

Be able to create an “efficient” portfolio with optimal risk-return characteristics.

Calculating Expected Returns

Be able to calculate the expected returns using the CAPM and to describe other common asset pricing models.

Calculating Value

Be able to calculate an estimate of firm or share value using both discounted cash flow techniques and relative valuation.