2017-2018

Financial Services (FS)

Courses

FS 391. Financial Services Internship. 3 Credit Hours.

Students in this course participate in employment in the financial services sector under the supervision of a faculty advisor. Interns work a minimum of 10 hours a week, meet periodically with a supervising faculty advisor, do research in their field of employment, and prepare a substantive report on their work experience and research.
Prerequisites: Junior standing, approval of the faculty advisor and financial services program coordinator.

FS 486. Securities Brokerage. 3 Credit Hours.

This course focuses on topics that relate to the critical functions and tasks of financial planners and securities brokers. These topics include the organization, participants, and functions of securities markets and the principle factors that affect them, the transaction procedures for various securities, forming and monitoring investment portfolios, and maintaining investment accounts.
Prerequisites: FIN 312 and instructor approval
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Spring 2018FS 486A3457MWF9:00am - 9:50am(M. Derderian)

FS 497. Directed Study in Financial Services. 3 Credit Hours.

This course allows senior students in the Financial Services program to conduct independent, in-depth research under the supervision of a faculty advisor. Approval of the faculty advisor and Financial Services program coordinator is required. Senior standing is required.