FINC 4410: Derivative Securities and Risk Management [BBA] (3)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 0, Other: 0

A study of the derivative securities, which are contracts whose values derive from the prices of underlying assets, such as equities, debt, currencies and commodities. The main focus is on the application & valuation of derivative securities, such as option, forwards, futures and swaps. Emphasis is placed on the use of derivative securities by corporations & financial institutions to manage risk. Pre-requisite: FINC 3440 and the successful completion of ACCT 2101, ACCT 2102, ECON 2105, ECON 2106, ENGL 1102, and MATH 2040 with a C or higher in each; at least 2.1 Cumulative GPA; at least 2.0 Institutional GPA.