Course Requirements

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours. 

Additional Recommended Courses

MAT 351

PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I

Probability spaces, combinatorial probability methods, discrete and continuous random variables and distributions, moment generating functions, development and applications of the classical discrete and continuous distributions.
Prerequisites:
MAT 261 is a prerequisite for this class.

MAT 352

PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS II

Joint probability distributions and correlation; law of large numbers and the central limit theorem; sampling distributions and theory of estimation.
Prerequisites:
MAT 351 is a prerequisite for this class.

MAT 353

PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS III

Principles of hypothesis testing; most powerful tests and likelihood ratio tests; linear regression; one-way analysis of variance; categorical data analysis, nonparametric statistics.
Prerequisites:
MAT 352 is a prerequisite for this class.

MAT 356

APPLIED REGRESSION ANALYSIS

Simple linear, multiple, polynomial and general regression models. Selection of best regression equation and examination of residuals for homoscedasticity and other diagnostics. Use of statistical software. Cross-listed with MAT 456.
Prerequisites:
MAT 353 and (MAT 220 or MAT 262) is a prerequisite for this class.

MAT 358

APPLIED TIME SERIES AND FORECASTING

Development of the Box-Jenkins methodology for the identification, estimation, and fitting of ARIMA, and transfer-function stochastic models for the purpose of analyzing and forecasting stationary, non-stationary, and seasonal time series data. The course emphasizes practical time-series data analysis using computer packages and includes applications to economic, business, and industrial forecasting. Cross-listed with MAT 512.
Prerequisites:
MAT 341 and MAT 353 are a prerequisite for this class.

MAT 387

OPERATIONS RESEARCH I:LINEAR PROGRAMMING

The Linear Programming problem and its dual; the simplex method; transportation and warehouse problems; computer algorithms and applications to various fields. (CROSS-LISTED AS MAT 487)

MAT 388

OPERATIONS RESEARCH II: OPTIMIZATION THEORY

Integer programming; non-linear programming; dynamic programming; queuing theory; game theory. (CROSS-LISTED AS MAT 488)
Prerequisites:
MAT 387 is a prerequisite for this class.

ACC 101

INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING I

Introduction to Accounting I, provides an introduction to financial accounting as the means of recording, storing and summarizing economic events of the business enterprise to meet external reporting needs. Emphasis is placed on the preparation and analysis of financial statements and other financial reports to the public based on the accounting equation, accrual accounting concepts, and data gathering techniques. Topics include corporate accounting for current and long term assets and current liabilities, and the corporate income statement. . ACC 100 is a mandatory lab component of ACC 101, except for Summer and Strobel Honors sections.
Prerequisites:
MAT 130 is a prerequisite for this class.

ACC 102

INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING II

Introduction to Accounting II, a companion and sequel course to Accounting 101, continues to explore basic accounting fundamentals and concepts. The course provides an introduction to managerial accounting and internal reporting. Topics include financial accounting for long-term liabilities, the components of stockholders equity, the statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, budgeting and variance analysis, job costing for the service sector and cost analysis for decision-making.
Prerequisites:
ACC 101 is a prerequisite for this class.

ECO 105

PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

Principles of Microeconomics. Basic theories of micro (or individual) economic units; the theory of consumer demand, the firm, and distribution; pricing and production in competitive, monopolistic and oligopolistic industries.
Prerequisites:
MAT 130 or equivalent is a prerequisite for this class.

ECO 106

PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS

Principles of Macroeconomics. Fundamental theories of macro (or aggregate) economics: supply and demand, national income accounting and analysis, and international trade. Analysis of unemployment, and inflation, and policies designed to combat these and other current problems.
Prerequisites:
MAT 130 or equivalent is a prerequisite for this class.

FIN 310

INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE

This course introduces students to the logic, principles, institutions, and terminology of finance. The goal of the course is to provide students with a basic understanding of the role of finance and its functions. It is designed to familiarize the students with tools necessary for making sound financial decisions, both at a personal level and at an enterprise level.
Prerequisites:
ACC 101, ACC 102, ECO 105, ECO 106 and (MAT 135, MAT 136 and MAT 137 or equivalents) are prerequisites for this class.

FIN 330

INVESTMENTS: THEORY & PRACTICE

This course focuses on Investment principles and problems. It seeks to develop the student's perception of risks and opportunities in investment instruments and markets. It will inform their description of the markets and the operational effects of current financial events upon the various markets.
Prerequisites:
FIN 202 and 320 are a prerequisite for this class.

FIN 335

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Theories and techniques to achieve superior selection and management of securities portfolios. Review and evaluation of significant literature. Problems of timing and strategies in response to changing economic and financial conditions.
Prerequisites:
FIN 330 is a prerequisite for this class.