Finance and Securities Analysis Specialization and Courses

The finance and securities analysis specialization ensures that every student receives a solid foundation in the concepts and skills that are essential regardless of what career they want to pursue.

With help from Lundquist College academic advisors and the program director of the Cameron Center for Finance and Securities Analysis, you can select courses from within the Lundquist College of Business and throughout the University of Oregon to personalize your course of study.

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Specialization Requirements

To have the finance and securities analysis specialization noted on their transcripts, MBA students must take the following courses:

  • The nine required core courses of the Oregon MBA (Accelerated MBA takes one core course: BE 625)
  • The specific courses required for the specialization (see below)
  • Electives of their own choosing from a wide range available in the Lundquist College of Business, as well as from other colleges and departments across the University of Oregon

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MBA Core Courses

First Fall Term

  • ACTG 612: Financial Accounting
  • FIN 612: Fundamentals of Finance
  • MGMT 612: Managing Individuals and Organizations
  • MKTG 612: Marketing Management

First Winter Term

  • OBA 613: Operations Management
  • FIN 613: Managerial Economics

First Spring Term

  • MGMT 614: Strategic Management
  • OBA 612: Quantitative Methods for Managers

Second Fall Term

  • BE 625: Business Law and Ethics

Specialization Courses

Required Courses

To earn the finance and securities analysis specialization on their transcripts, MBA students must take the following courses:

  • ACTG 625: Financial Reporting (take in first winter term)
  • ACTG 631: Financial Statement Analysis (take in first spring term)
  • FIN 609: Masters Investment Group (3 terms; take in second fall, winter, and spring terms)
  • FIN 671: Corporate Finance and Valuation (take in first winter term)
  • FIN 683: Concepts of Investments (take in first spring term)

Choose one:

  • FIN 675: Fixed Income Securities
  • FIN 562: Derivative Market and Financial Risk Institutions

Choose two:

  • ACTG 610: Pass Through Entities (with advisor approval)
  • ACTG 617: Taxation of Business
  • ACTG 618: Taxes and Business Strategy
  • FIN 510: Impact Investing
  • FIN 564: Commercial Banking
  • FIN 610: Advanced Topics in Portfolio Management
  • FIN 673: Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance
  • FIN 685: Alternative Investments
  • FIN 687: Hedge Funds

Potential Electives

  • FIN 608: Wealth Management