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Degree Requirements

Classes available anytime, anywhere.

One of the prime advantages of the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business at the University of Dallas is convenience for the working professional. Intermester classes held two evenings and Saturdays for 3-4 weeks are also an option. The Gupta College of Business uses a trimester system, with fall, spring and summer terms. With year-round classes and multiple starting points each term, students can choose from 12-week, 6-week, or intermester classes.

For international students it is a distinct advantage to attend class with current working professionals in the field where you aspire to work.  Upon graduation, students may apply for the 12-month Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Master of Science (M.S.) in Finance

33 Credit Hours / 11 Classes

Program Prerequisites:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers or the equivalent.
ECON 5F70. Foundations of Business Economics or the equivalent. 

Required Courses:

ACCT 5325. Intermediate Financial Accounting I.
BUAD 5350. Data Analysis for Decision Making.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
FINA 7310. Intermediate Managerial Finance.
FINA 7320. International Financial Markets.
FINA 7322. Investments.
FINA 7327. Corporate Valuation.
FINA 7350. Derivatives.
FINA 8395. Portfolio Management.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Financial Analytics

42 Credit Hours/ 20 classes

Program Prerequisites:

MANA 5F50. Foundations of Management & Strat
MARK 5F50. Foundations of Marketing
ECON 5F70. Foundations of Business Econ.
ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers

Required Courses:

ACCT 5325. Intermediate Financial Accounting I.
BANA 6350. Quantitative Methods
BANA 6390. Big Data Analytics 
BANA 6H15. Python Programming Concepts *1.5 credit hours
BANA 6H30. R Programming Concepts *1.5 credit hours
BANA 7320. Data Visualization
BANA 7365. Predictive Modeling 
BANA 8395. Business Analytics Practicum. or FINA 8395. Portfolio Management.
BUAD 5350. Data Analysis for Decision Making
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader
BUAD 8310. Business & Society
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance
FINA 7310. Intermediate Managerial Finance
FINA 7322. Investments
FINA 7350. Derivatives
FINA 8395. Portfolio Management. or BANA 8395. Business Analytics Practicum.

 

MBA with Finance Concentration

42 Credit Hours / 14 Classes

Required Core Curriculum:

ACCT 5323. Accounting for Managers.
BUAD 5350. Data Analysis for Decision Making.
BUAD 6305. The Effective Leader.
BUAD 8310. Business and Society.
FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
MANA 6307. Managing Complex Organizations.
MANA 8320. Global Strategy.
MARK 6305. Value Based Marketing.
OPER 6305. Management of Operations.
BUAD 8390. The Capstone Experience.

Finance Concentration:

ACCT 5325. Intermediate Financial Accounting I. (Required)
FINA 7310. Intermediate Managerial Finance. (Required)
FINA 7320. International Financial Markets.
FINA 7322. Investments.
FINA 7327. Corporate Valuation.
FINA 7350. Derivatives.

 Graduate Finance Certificate Coursework

18 Credit Hours / 6 Classes

FINA 6305. Managerial Finance.
FINA 7310. Intermediate Managerial Finance.
FINA 7320. International Financial Markets.
FINA 7322. Investments.
FINA 7327. Corporate Valuation.
FINA 7350. Derivatives.

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