Students can track their progress in the Student Services Online system. Your curriculum has been entered into the database and is updated as you complete courses. You may also visit the Student Services office for a personal review of your academic audit.
MSCF candidates must complete a minimum of 150 units of coursework that fulfill the graduation requirements specified for their entering class.
The following is the curriculum for Part-Time MSCF students entering in 2011. Students will graduate in May, 2014 and are considered the Class of 2014.
Required courses must be taken in the mini-semesters specified, no exceptions. Students may not drop required courses. Students must re-take required courses they fail.
Curriculum is subject to change.
Click on a course title to read the course description and prerequisites.
First Year '11 - '12
|Mini||Course #||Course Title||Units|
|Mini 1||46-901||Financial Computing I||6|
|Mini 2||46-941||Multi-Period Asset Pricing||6|
|Mini 3||46-902||Financial Computing II||6|
|46-926||Statistical and Machine Learning Methods for Financial Data||6|
|Mini 4||46-903||Financial Computing III||6|
|46-929||Financial Time Series Analysis||6|
Second Year '12 - '13
|Mini 1||46-956||Fixed Income||6|
|Mini 2||45-887||Financial Economics for Computational Finance||6|
|46-980||MSCF Deutsche Trading Competition||0|
|Mini 3||45-987||Financial Products and Markets||6|
|46-944||Stochastic Calculus for Finance I||6|
|Mini 4||46-932||Simulation Methods for Option Pricing||6|
|46-945||Stochastic Calculus for Finance II||6|
Third Year '13 - '14
|Mini 1||45-988||Financial Optimization||6|
|45-886||Studies in Financial Engineering||6|
|Mini 2||46-915||Advanced Derivative Modeling*||6|
|46-954||Risk Management I*||6|
|46-955||Risk Management II*||6|
|Mini 3||46-904||Financial Computing IV (taught via recorded video)||6|
|45-986||Presentations for Computational Finance||6|
|Mini 4||46-950||Numerical Methods (taught via recorded video)||6|
|45-986||Macroecoonomics for Computational Finance||6|
* choose one of three
** choose one of two
Refer to the MSCF Student Handbook for more detailed information.