Finance and Securities Analysis Specialization 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 required Oregon MBA core courses of the Oregon MBA:
  • The specific courses required for the specialization (listed 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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Specialization Courses

Required Courses

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

  • ACTG 631: Financial Statement Analysis (4 credits)
  • FIN 606: Masters Investment Group (2 credits each; take consecutively in fall, winter, and spring term of second year for total of 6 credits)
  • FIN 671: Corporate Finance and Valuation (3 credits)
  • FIN 683: Concepts of Investments (3 credits)
  • Choose one financial markets course:
    • FIN 675: Fixed Income Securities (3 credits)
    • FIN 562: Derivative Market and Financial Risk Institutions (4 credits)

Specialization Electives

Students must take a minimum of 6 credits of specialization electives:

  • ACTG 617: Taxation of Business (4 credits)
  • ACTG 618: Taxes and Business Strategy (4 credits)
  • ACTG 619: Pass Through Entities (4 credits)
  • FIN 510: Impact Investing (4 credits)
  • FIN 562: Derivative Market and Financial Risk Institutions (4 credits)
  • FIN 564: Commercial Banking (4 credits)
  • FIN 610: Advanced Topics in Portfolio Management (3 credits)
  • FIN 673: Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance (3 credits)
  • FIN 675: Fixed Income Securities (3 credits)
  • FIN 685: Alternative Investments (3 credits)
  • FIN 687: Hedge Funds (3 credits)

Potential Specialization Electives

  • FIN 608: Wealth Management

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