The Certificate in Finance is valuable for students interested in opportunities in finance, controllership, investment analysis in corporations and government enterprises, banks, insurance companies, government financial regulatory agencies, and other organizations specializing in financial affairs. The Certificate in Finance includes study of investors' choices among financial investments (securities), business asset management, choices among methods of financing assets, and risk management.
This certificate is offered in collaboration with the Faculty of Business.
Admission to the Certificate is by application to the Department of Economics only. There are a limited number of spaces available. Normally a student must have completed ★60 prior to admission which must include ECON 281 , ECON 282 and ECON 299 , and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. This Certificate will be awarded only at the same time as a student receives a BA with a major or honors in Economics.
Students may pursue this Certificate in Finance by fulfilling existing requirements for majors or honors in Economics and by completing the following designated courses: ACCTG 311 , ECON 442 (or FIN 412 ), FIN 301 , OM 352 and ★9 in Finance electives, which include ACCTG 412 and ACCTG 432 , and all 400-level FIN (except FIN 412 ).