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University of Pittsburgh    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Oct 01, 2020
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
The course applies economic theories to solve various problems in financial management and investments. Using a hands-on approach in building financial spreadsheet models, the student will gain knowledge of numerical and graphical practices. These include but are not limited to asset return calculations, portfolio theory, index models, and the capital asset pricing model, option pricing models, bond pricing and investment performance analysis. MS excel is the primary tool to implement these financial models, however the course will also make use of statistics and probability.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PREQ: BUSFIN 1030 (MIN GRADE ‘C’) and 1311 and 1321; PLAN: Accounting, Finance, General Management, Global Management, Marketing, Business Information Systems, Human Resources Management, Supply Chain Management, Undeclared CBA majors

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