Trading, Risk and Investments - Certificate
The Department of Finance offers specialized study through the Trading, Risk and Investments Program (TRIP). The TRIP is designed to prepare BBA FINC and BBA Business Honors/FINC undergraduate students in the fields of trading, investments and risk management by combining exceptional class instruction with hands-on internship-based experience. Three paid internships with different board member companies are required. Business students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Students who pursue TRIP must complete all program requirements prior to graduation. Upon graduation a certificate notation will be added to the official transcript.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|ACCT 327||Financial Reporting I||3|
|BUSN 392||Cooperative Education in Business 1||4|
|FINC 368||Trade Floor Dynamics||3|
|FINC 485||Directed Studies ((Final Presentation))||1|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Applied Investment Analysis|
|Options and Financial Futures|
|Trading Risk Management|
|Active Portfolio Management|
|Titans of Investing|
|Fixed Income Analysis|
|Technical Analysis of Financial Markets|
|Wall Street, Investment Banking and the Financial Markets|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||20|
BUSN 392, a 2-credit course, is repeatable and must be taken two times. This certificate program requires completion of two internships, with BUSN 392 enrollment required during each internship period. A total of 4 credits earned through BUSN 392 enrollment is required.