This concentration is designed for students who are interested in learning about new applications of technology in financial services, under the general heading of fintech (financial technology). In addition to mastering the foundations of finance, students in this concentration have an opportunity to learn how to leverage technology to create and improve financial services. The concentration provides both a broad and in-depth view of various fintech topics (e.g., big data, machine learning, peer-to-peer lending, blockchain, digital currencies, algorithmic trading) and allows students to develop programming skills in R and Python. These tools and knowledge are especially valued by banks, consulting firms, financial technology, and investment firms.
Concentration in Fintech
Only one course may be double counted with another concentration.
|or FINA 3301||Corporate Finance|
|FINA 4380||Financial Data Analytics||4|
|Complete two of the following:||8|
|Fintech and Financial Innovation|
|Blockchain Applications in Finance|
|Applied Financial Econometrics|
|Machine Learning in Finance|