Develop a comprehensive background in finance, accounting, IT, predictive modeling and statistics with a bachelor’s degree in financial technology. Our program is designed to meet the growing need for quantitative modeling and analysis in finance, risk management and actuarial science. Courses in our program are approved by the Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society as satisfying VEE(Validation by Education Experience) requirements.
The Bachelor of Science in Financial Technology offers concentrations in actuarial science and financial engineering. The program provides quantitatively oriented students the opportunity to apply mathematical, statistical and programming tools to the financial, risk management and actuarial disciplines. Designed to meet the growing need for quantitative modeling and analysis in finance, risk management and actuarial science, the program is technical and interdisciplinary in nature. The curriculum emphasizes courses in finance, statistics and mathematics with supporting courses in related areas. Courses in our program are approved by the Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuarial Society as satisfying VEE(Validation by Education Experience) requirements.
The actuarial science concentration provides excellent preparation for the basic professional examinations and continued study in actuarial science. Students who complete this concentration also may find employment in areas such as quantitative applications in corporate and public financial policy, actuarial modeling and forecasting, reserves computation and rate-making, and computer and information systems in the financial services and risk management industries.
The financial engineering track offers opportunities in areas such as derivative instruments, securities, hedging, financial risk assessment/management, quantitative trading and arbitrage, and asset/liability management. Students who complete the financial engineering track may choose to continue their education by enrolling in master’s programs in financial engineering and mathematical finance, or by entering directly into doctoral-level study in finance and related areas.
Students must place into or have completed MATH 200 and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.
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