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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIN 320 Investments

Fall Semester

This course is a study of the principles of investment management. Students learn the basics of the risk/expected return tradeoff for the various types of financial assets, including stocks, bonds, options, and futures contracts. A main learning objective is for students to form optimal stock portfolios according to the convention developed by academic scholars. Students use both statistical and financial techniques to measure and evaluate risk. Other major topics include analysis of mutual funds, stock market efficiency, security analysis, and portfolio evaluation. Prerequisite: Completion of FIN 300  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

3 credit hours