Students spend their first academic year at UNC Charlotte and take the following:
- FINN 6203 - Financial Economic Theory
- FINN 6211 - Fixed Income Securities and Credit Risk
- FINN 6214 - Asset and Portfolio Management
- FINN 6215 - Risk Management in Insurance Companies
- FINN 6216 - Quantitative Risk Management
- FINN/ECON 6219 - Financial Econometrics
- ECON/STAT 6113 - Cross Section and Time Series Econometrics
- MATH 6203 - Stochastic Calculus I
Course descriptions are available here.
In the second year at UCSC, students take the following courses:
- Advanced Financial Accounting
- Quantitative Methods for Finance
- Corporate Finance
- Monetary Economics
- Principles of Financial Regulation
- Derivatives Securities Pricing
- Risk Management
- Foreign Language*
In addition to these courses, students are also required to pass the comprehensive exam through UNC Charlotte as well as complete a thesis through UCSC. Upon completion of these degree requirements, students earn the M.S. in Mathematical Finance degree from UNC Charlotte with a concentration in Risk Management as well as the LM in Banking and Finance degree from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
* Part of the requirement for the degree is to take a practical Italian language course to learn essential day-to-day words and phrases.
** Part of Italian learning is to take a theology course. This is an appreciation/culture course.