Brandeis International Business School

General Finance Requirements

Students who choose not to complete a concentration, may complete the MSF degree requirements by following the additional general finance requirements outlined below.

Group 1 — Approved Finance Electives (16 credits minimum required)

  • BUS 211f: Analyzing Big Data I (2 credits)
  • BUS 235f: Real Estate Fundamentals (2 credits)
  • ECON 213a: Applied Econometrics with R (4 credits)
  • ECON/FIN 243a: Technological Rivalry (4 credits)
  • ECON/FIN 250a: Forecasting in Finance and Economics (2 credits)
  • FIN 213a: Intermediate Financial Accounting (if not used to full core req.) (4 cr.)
  • FIN 214a: Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • FIN 216f: Financial Statement Analysis (2 credits)
  • FIN 230a: Trading and Exchanges (4 credits)
  • FIN 232a: Mergers and Acquisitions (4 credits)
  • FIN 234a: Social Impact Investing (4 credits)
  • FIN 236f: Technical Analysis (2 credits)
  • FIN 237f: Security Analysis (2 credits)
  • FIN 242f: Credit Risk Analysis (2 credits)
  • FIN 254a: Modern Finance, FinTech and Beyond (4 credits)
  • FIN 263a: International Portfolio Management (4 credits)
  • FIN 271a: Options and Derivatives II (4 credits)
  • FIN 279a: Applied Risk Management (4 credits)
  • FIN 280a: Financial Risk Management (4 credits)
  • FIN 288a: Corporate Financial Engineering (4 credits)

Group 2 — Additional Finance or General Elective (2 credits max)

  • BUS 297a: Approved Internship in Asset Management (2 credits) OR
  • Any FIN, BUS, ECON course offered at IBS (except BUS 249f) (including, but not limited to the courses listed above, if not used to fulfill that requirement.)