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Fall Semester 2018

 

Quantitative Methods
Jannett K Highfill • Campustown 112 • 677-2304
Q M260Quantitative Methods in Finance (3 hours)
Prerequisite: MTH 115 or MTH 121.
 01 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM CPT016 Allen L Webster  
Q M262Quantitative Analysis ICore: QR(3 hours)
Prerequisite: MIS 173 and MTH 114 or higher.
 01 TT9:00 AM -10:15 AM JOB304 Vince E Showers  
 02 MW2:00 PM -3:15 PM MOR304 Greg Jetton  
 03 TT3:30 PM -4:45 PM CPT19 Allen L Webster  
Q M263Quantitative Analysis II (3 hours)
Prerequisite: Q M 262
 01 TT1:30 PM -2:45 PM CPT19 Allen L Webster  
 02 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM BR139 Greg Jetton  
Q M326Business Forecasting (3 hours)
Prerequisite: Q M 263 and junior/senior standing.
 01 MW12:35 PM -1:50 PM BR322 Philip A Horvath  
 
Introduction to mathematics of finance. Emphasis is placed on the applications of mathematical techniques to important financial concepts such as capital budgeting, measures of risk and return, investments, and market efficiency. Techniques of optimization as applied to diversification and portfolio management.
Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics with an emphasis on business applications. Topics covered include computation and application of descriptive measures, probability distributions, sampling, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation, and simple linear regression.
Linear and multiple regression, correlation, analysis of variance, contingency tables, time series, decision theory, and non-parametric methods. Data analysis using statistical computer packages.
Develops basic principles and techniques of forecasting through integration of scientific and judgmental forecasting in financial applications. Objective analysis of historical data is combined with subjective insight to demonstrate how data for budgets can be developed, profits maximized, and risks reduced. Emphasis on use of forecasting by individual firms.
This course meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
OC - Communication - Oral Communication
W1 - Communication - Writing 1
W2 - Communication - Writing 2
FA - Fine Arts
GS - Global Perspective - Global Systems
WC - Global Perspective - World Cultures
HU - Humanities
NS - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
SB - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
MI - Multidisciplinary Integration
QR - Quantitative Reasoning
This section meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
EL - Experiential Learning
IL - Integrative Learning
WI - Writing Intensive
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